Recipe by greeny4444
"I make this challah for my family and family gatherings in Colorado, and it turns out beautifully each time. I hope you enjoy it as much as my family does! If you'd like, sprinkle poppy or sesame seeds before baking, but we never do."
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warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
white sugar, divided
2 (.25 ounce) packages
active dry yeast
milk, or as needed
butter or margarine, melted
1 1/2 teaspoons
3 1/2 cups
Fabulous, reliable, can be made with oil instead of butter for those keeping kosher. I have a sea-level recipe that is not nearly as good...planning to try to adapt this one to sea level this week!
I live at 7500 feet, this bread turns out beautifully.
Great recipe. It only took 20 minutes to bake. I am sure this is because of my low altitude. Looks and tastes great.
I am glad I found it.
Love this bread, family loves it! Made 4 loaves this weekend, kept one at home, and took 3 to a church potluck. There's not even one slice left. Just a note... I use the leftover egg whites from the separated eggs to brush on the loaf before baking, works great.
This recipe uses a ton of eggs compared to other challah recipes, and I love it for that. 45 minutes seems to be the right time for the second rise - one batch I rose for 1 hour 15 minutes and that was too much - it flattened out a little when baking.
We live in New Mexico so we have an obligation to put green chiles in literally everything - I put 7 extra-hot chiles diced right into the dough before kneading and it came out unbelievably delicious and the whole house smelled like chile.
Delicious! I live at 9500ft, this recipe turned out great! I can't stop eating it. Fast and easy too.
I have used this recipe for a couple of weeks and it is wonderful! I live in Colorado, so it helps that you live here also! The only thing I change is how much flower I use, I only use 3 cups. When I use an extra half it gets a little to dry.
We live at 5,280 feet, and this recipe worked perfectly for us! It looked gorgeous, too. We followed the directions exactly, except we braided the bread with 5 strands, and we sprinkled sesame seeds on top after the egg wash but before popping it in the oven.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/14 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 14
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 49
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