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Submitted:
  2014-02-16
Prep Time:
  2 hrs.
Yield:
  1
Difficulty Level:
  Moderate
Category:
  Pareve
Meal:
  not specified
Course:
  Breads
Health Conscious:
  not specified
Cuisine:
  American
Cooking Method:
  Bake
Occasion:
  Shabbos
  Yom Tov
Main Ingredients:
  not specified
Source:
  not specified
Bracha:
  HaMotzi

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The Best Challah
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From all the challah recipes that I have used, this dough is by far The Best Challah that I have tasted! It comes out Delicious every time and the dough is perfect to work with. Once you make this challah once you won't stop making it! Enjoy your Challah!
 
Ingredients
5 Lb. Flour
1 Cup Warm Water
1 Tbsp. sugar
2 1/4 oz Dry Yeast (7 envelopes)
4 Ex-Large Eggs
1 1/4 Cup Oil
2 Tbsp. Salt
2 Cups Sugar
3 Cups Warm Water

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If you don't have a good mixture its very easy to make this dough by hand. I personally started doing it by hand and it really makes a perfect dough and is very easy to work with. I get compliments on my challah all the time and I hope you enjoy this wonderful recipe.
 
Comments / Reviews
You don't knead the dough?
sheila, 2014-02-17
7 oz fresh yeast? Is that right? That sounds like a ton!
alwayscooking, 2014-02-20
Is this for ONE challah???
janetb, 2014-02-23
It can't possibly call for seven ounces of fresh yeast for this recipe. Maybe she means 7 tsp of dry yeast. 3 envelopes of dry yeast converts to approximately 2 oz of fresh yeast. That means this recipe calls for about 10 1/2 envelopes of dry yeast. That's a huge amount for 5 lbs of flour. I use a very similar recipe (more eggs and less oil, and less sugar) with either 3 envelopes of dry yeast (2 tablespoons dry or 2 oz of fresh).
monseymaiven, 2014-02-24
Depending on how big you make them. I usually get 6 -7 medium challahs.
amsels2000, 2014-02-24
Thanks. I love my recipes but they aren't big enough to "take challah". I might try this after Pesach!
laininglady, 2014-02-24
Seven pkg. seems like an enormous amount of yeast. Most recipes call for 3 pkg. of yeast to 5 pounds of flour. Are you sure this isn't a mistake?
bubbysoo, 2014-03-16
Yes seven envelopes of yeast which is about 21/4 oz is correct. Try it and let me know how it came out.
amsels2000, 2014-03-17
Too much sugar, too much yeast! Is the water amount correct?
jackstrat, 2014-06-02
 
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American
Pareve
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Shabbos
Yom Tov
Bake
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