Bread Maker Challah

    Bread Maker Challah

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    This is a tasty bread recipe called Challah that is made partly in the bread maker. It includes ingredients like honey to give it a sweet unique taste.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 20 

    • Dough
    • 1 cup warm water
    • 1/2 cup white sugar
    • 1 tablespoon honey
    • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
    • 2 1/2 teaspoons salt
    • 2 eggs, room temperature
    • 4 cups bread flour
    • 2 1/4 teaspoons bread machine yeast
    • Glaze
    • 1 egg, whisked
    • 1 tablespoon water

    Directions
    Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. Dough: Place warm water, sugar, honey, vegetable oil, salt, 2 eggs, flour and yeast in the pan of the bread machine in the order recommended by the manufacturer. Select Dough cycle; press Start.
    2. After the machine is done, remove the dough, and place it on a very lightly floured board. Punch the dough down, then let it rest for 5 minutes.
    3. Divide the dough in half, then divide each into 3 equal pieces. Roll pieces into ropes 30-35cm long, and braid into a loaf. Do the same with the remaining dough.
    4. Place the loaves on a greased baking tray, mist with water, cover loosely with plastic wrap, and let rise for 1 to 1 1/2 hours in a warm, draught-free place, until double in size.
    5. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
    6. Glaze: In a small bowl, beat together 1 egg and 1 tablespoon water.
    7. Brush risen loaves with egg mixture and bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden brown. If it begins to brown too soon, cover with foil.
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    151

    If you read through the previous reviews, the 1 constant remark “the bread is sticky” appears. We added an additional ¾ c flour to our bread machine (using a total of 4 ½ c flour) which did the trick. What’s the point of using the bread machine if you’re kneading more (in this case A LOT) of extra flour in the end? Our finished product turned out well.  -  18 Sep 2007  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    84

    This dough is fantastic! Chewy, yeasty, sweet. Makes a better challah than a deli! It makes 2 medium sized loaves, and we often braid one, place it on slightly greased waxed paper, then a ziploc bag, and pop it in the freezer. We can defrost it, let it rise, and bake it weeks later.  -  04 Jan 2005  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    70

    This is a fantastic recipe! My only question is: the dough comes out of the bread machine very sticky and is hard to work with. any suggestions?  -  11 Nov 2002  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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