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Rabbi Shari's Best Challah Recipe

By JCC Milwaukee April 2, 2020

With thanks to Rabbi Phyllis Sommer

Stand Mixer Option
Let yeast and water proof for 15 minutes then dump all ingredients in a stand mixer. Do
a first rise of 45 mins to 1 hour, a second of ½ hour then braid and rise for an additional
½ hr.

Bread Machine Option
Place all ingredients in the bucket of your bread machine in the order listed
and set for Dough.

Finishing & Baking
Divide dough in half – recipe makes 2 loaves. Divide each half into 3 balls. Roll balls into 3
snakes and braid together. Brush the top with egg and sprinkle with sugar (turbinado
preferred). Bake in a 350º for 25-40 minutes. If using a thermometer, take it out at 190º
internal temperature.

Keep a loaf for yourselves and give one away!

Makes delicious French toast, bread puddings and just about anything else.