Find both traditional and bread machine recipes for this beautiful plaited Jewish bread. We also have sweeter challah bread recipes that are more typical for Rosh Hashanah and Purim.
My Shabbat Challah is something out of this world. I made it up on my own, because the ones I tasted, I just didn't like. Try it you will love it!! This can make 6 regular sized loaves, or two large plaited loaves.
Traditional egg bread for the Jewish Sabbath. You can add sultanas to the dough just before shaping and then make the loaves into round plaits for Rosh Hashanah.
This rich egg bread is easy to prepare in a bread machine, but the traditional plaited look is preserved when it is baked in the oven.
This recipe never fails for me and is well worth the time it takes to make. If you prefer your bread to be a little sweeter, you could double the sugar.
Challah is a traditional Jewish plaited bread eaten on Shabbat and Jewish holidays, except for Passover, when leavened bread forbidden. This easy recipe uses a bread machine. I use the "light" setting on my bread machine.