Rich Challah Braid

1
Servings
3m
Prep Time
25m
Cook Time
28m
Ready In


"Makes 1 loaf"

Original recipe yields 1 serving
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (649.2 g)
  • Calories 1572.4
  • Total Fat - 30.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 13.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 438.5 mg
  • Sodium - 2675.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 272.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 8.5 g
  • Sugars - 33.1 g
  • Protein - 46.5 g
  • Calcium - 250.6 mg
  • Iron - 5.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.5 mg

Step 1

Dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup Warm water

Step 2

Add milk, sugar, salt, egg, butter and 1 1/4 cup flour. Mix till smooth

Step 3

Add enough remaining dough to make dough easy to handle.

Step 4

Turn out dough into lightly floured, cloth covered surface and knead till smooth and elastic.

Step 5

Place dough in oiled bowl and turn to coat

Step 6

Cover dough with a damp cloth, and let dough rise until doubled.

Step 7

Punch down dough and divide into 3 equal parts.

Step 8

Roll each part into a strand 14 inches long and place close together on a lightly greased baking sheet.

Step 9

Braid strands gently, keeping the braid loose. Do not stretch

Step 10

Brush braid with shortening or oil.

Step 11

Let rise until double

Step 12

Heat oven to 375 degrees

Step 13

Beat egg yolk with 2 tablespoons water and brush over braid

Step 14

Bake 25 to 30 minutes

Tips & Variations


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