Bread Machine Challah

Kathie Carr


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

1 Hr
30 Min


Add to Grocery List

1 1/4 c
warm water
5 large
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 large
egg, slightly beaten
2 Tbsp
poppy seeds or sesame seeds for top of loaf

How to Make Bread Machine Challah


  • 1Follow 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.
  • 2When 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.
  • 3Brush 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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Bread Machine Challah

Course/Dish: Other Breads

Show 1 Comment & Review

Easy To To Make Quick Bread Recipes For The Holiday Season

Easy to To Make Quick Bread Recipes for the Holiday Season

Kitchen Crew

With the holidays fast approaching, quick bread recipes are great to keep handy in your recipe box. Since they require no yeast or rising time, they are easy to make...

15 Moist Zucchini Bread Recipes

15 Moist Zucchini Bread Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Perform magic with these delicious homemade zucchini bread recipes by making them and then watching them disappear!!

Put Your Tastebuds In A Twist With 10 Perfect Pretzels Recipe

Put Your Tastebuds in a Twist with 10 Perfect Pretzels

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Soft and buttery, there's nothing better than a warm pretzel and they're not very hard to make at home. Skip the ones in the frozen food aisle and make a...