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Sweet Challah Recipe

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This recipe for Sweet Challah, by , is from Darchei Binah Shana Bet 2007-2008 Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Sarah Yefet


6 cups flour
2 packets dry yeast or 2 oz fresh yeast
cup warm water
cup sugar
1 cup water
1/3 cup oil
3 tsp salt
2 eggs

Dissolve yeast in water, add pinch sugar, and observe bubbles.
Combine flour, sugar, salt and make a well, add liquids (oil, egg, water).
Add yeast mixture
Knead till smooth.
Coat with a small amount of oil.
Let rise 1-1.5 hours or until doubled in size)
Take off challah with or without bracha, braid into loaves.
Glaze with egg- let rise for an hour.
Bake at 350 for 30 minutes hour (depending on size)

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Number Of Servings:
6-8 challahs




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