Bread machine plaited challah

    Bread machine plaited challah


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    About this recipe: Absolutely delicious. I have a 1kg bread machine and use it to make the Challah dough. It freezes well.

    Serves: 20 

    • 250ml warm water
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 1 tablespoon honey
    • 125ml vegetable oil
    • 2 1/2 teaspoons salt
    • 2 eggs, room temperature
    • 550g bread flour
    • 2 1/4 teaspoons quick yeast
    • 1 egg, beaten
    • 1 tablespoon water

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. 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, take the dough out, and place it on a very lightly floured board, punch the dough down, and let rest for 5 minutes.
    3. Divide the dough in half. Then divide into 3 equal pieces, roll into ropes about 30 to 35cm, and plait into a loaf. Do the same with the remaining other half. Gently put the loaves on a greased baking tray, mist with water, cover loosely with cling film, and let rise for 1 to 1 1/2 hours in a warm, draught-free place, until doubled in size.
    4. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4. In a small bowl, beat together 1 egg and 1 tablespoon water.
    5. Brush risen loaves with egg mixture. Bake in preheated oven for about 20 to 25 minutes. If it begins to brown too soon, loosely cover with foil.
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    Altered ingredient amounts. added an additional 50ml water and one additional egg yolk.... came out like a lovely, eggy combo between challah and brioche. One additional point - this recipe makes two large challot. For some reason it doesn't work so well for making many smaller rolls/loaves.  -  19 Feb 2010


     -  19 Feb 2010


    Altered ingredient amounts. my tweak works. wonderfully.  -  28 Jan 2010

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