Authordebilicious
00DifficultyBeginner

I love this recipe because it uses only egg yolks making it richer/moister than most recipes

ShareTweetSaveShare

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time30 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time2 hrs 40 mins

 3 egg yolks
 3 tbsp vegetable oil
 1 cup warm water (not hot)
 1 tbsp instant yeast
 ¾ tsp kosher salt
 6 tbsp sugar
 3 cups bread flour
 1 whole egg

1

In a standing mixer bowl, add wet ingredients and then add dry. Mix for 10 minutes.

2

Spray the mixing bowl with a bit of non-stick spray and lightly cover the bowl with plastic wrap. Let the dough rise for 90 minutes

3

Punch down dough and make 4 or 5 equal strands. (to learn how to braid bread, google ‘how to braid a 4 strand challah; or ‘how to braid a 5 strand challah’). Once braided, cover with dish cloth and let rise for 30 minutes.

4

Preheat oven to 350F.

5

Beat 1 egg well. After 30 minute rise, use brush to cover bread in egg wash. Bake for 28 to 32 minutes depending on the oven

Category

Ingredients

 3 egg yolks
 3 tbsp vegetable oil
 1 cup warm water (not hot)
 1 tbsp instant yeast
 ¾ tsp kosher salt
 6 tbsp sugar
 3 cups bread flour
 1 whole egg

Directions

1

In a standing mixer bowl, add wet ingredients and then add dry. Mix for 10 minutes.

2

Spray the mixing bowl with a bit of non-stick spray and lightly cover the bowl with plastic wrap. Let the dough rise for 90 minutes

3

Punch down dough and make 4 or 5 equal strands. (to learn how to braid bread, google ‘how to braid a 4 strand challah; or ‘how to braid a 5 strand challah’). Once braided, cover with dish cloth and let rise for 30 minutes.

4

Preheat oven to 350F.

5

Beat 1 egg well. After 30 minute rise, use brush to cover bread in egg wash. Bake for 28 to 32 minutes depending on the oven

Challah