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bread machine challah

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a recipe by
Kathie Carr
North Liberty, IN

Adapted from my mother-in-law's challah recipe.

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serves 16
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For bread machine challah

  • 1 1/4 c
    warm water
  • 5 lg
    egg yolks
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/3 c
  • 4 1/4 c
    bread flour
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    active dry yeast for bread machine
  • 1 c
    raisins or chopped apricots
  • 1 lg
    egg, slightly beaten
  • 2 Tbsp
    poppy seeds or sesame seeds for top of loaf

How To Make bread machine challah

  • 1
    Follow directions for making dough in your bread machine. Using first 7 ingredients layer them in bread machine pan. Turn on machine. Add raisins or apricots when dough begins to form.
  • 2
    When dough cycle is complete remove dough from machine. Divide in 2 halves. From each half form 3 ropes. Braid 3 ropes into a loaf. Repeat with second 3 ropes. Place loaves on greased cookie sheet. Cover. Let dough rise in a warm place for about 30 minutes.
  • 3
    Brush the challah with the beaten egg. Sprinkle with the sesame seeds, poppy seeds, or a combination of both. Bake for 30 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

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