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Challah part 1

Reggie Dwork <reggie@reggie.com>
Sat, 07 Sep 1996 10:18:03 -0700
v096.n039.2
These were sent to me by suesam@usa.pipeline.com (sam hurwitz).  I am
forwarding them to the list...thanks Sam!!


                     *  Exported from  MasterCook  *

                              Basic Challah

Recipe By     : suesam@usa.pipeline.com (sam hurwitz)
Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
Categories    : Bread Mailing List               Breads
                Hand Made

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------  ------------  --------------------------------
   2      Pkg           Dry Yeast
   2 1/2  C             Warm Water
     1/2  C             Honey
   1      Tbsp          Salt
     3/4  C             Oil
   4                    Eggs
   9      C             Flour
                        Glaze:
   1                    Egg Yolk -- Beaten
   1      Tsp           Water
                        Poppy Seeds

	Dissolve yeast in water in large bowl.  Add honey and let stand 2 minutes,
until yeast foams. Add salt, oil and eggs and mix well.

	Gradually add flour, 2 cups at a time, mixing after each addition.  As
stiffens, begin kneading for 7 minutes.

	Let rise in greased bowl until doubled in size, approximately 1 hour.
Punch down.

	Divide dough into thirds, shape as desired and place in greased pans or
baking sheet.  Let rise until doubled.

	Preheat oven to 375.  Brush with glaze.  Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Note:  Do not let dough rise longer than 1 hour.  If unaable to shape loaves
after first rising, punch down and let rise again!

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                     *  Exported from  MasterCook  *

                           Whole-Wheat Challah

Recipe By     : suesam@usa.pipeline.com (sam hurwitz)
Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
Categories    : Bread Mailing List               Bread/Muffins/Rolls
                Hand Made

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------  ------------  --------------------------------
   4      C             Warm Water
   3      Tbsp          Dry Yeast
     1/2  C             Oil
     1/2  C             Honey
   4                    Eggs
  12      C             Whole-Wheat Flour -- To 13 C
   1      Tbsp          Coarse Salt
   2      Tbsp          Cornmeal
                        Glaze:
   1                    Egg -- Beaten
                        Poppy Seeds

Makes 4-6 loaves or 4 loaves and 12 rolls

	Pour water into large mixing bowl.  Add yeast and stir.  Add oil, honey and
eggs.  Stir in about 5 cups flour.

	Let mixture rest about 45 minutes to 1 hour until bubbles.  

	Add salt and stir in more of remaining flour.  Knead 7-10 minutes.  Shape
into loaves and rolls. Place in pans and let rise 45 minutes to 1 hour.

	Preheat oven to 350.  Brush loaves with glaze and sprinkle with seeds.
Bake 45-50 minutes for loaves, 30 minutes for rolls.

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                     *  Exported from  MasterCook  *

                              Tasty Challah

Recipe By     : suesam@usa.pipeline.com (sam hurwitz)
Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
Categories    : Bread Mailing List               Breads
                Hand Made

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------  ------------  --------------------------------
   1      Tbsp          Sugar
     1/2  C             Warm Water
   1 1/2  Oz            Yeast -- Fresh
   3                    Eggs
     3/4  C             Sugar
     1/4  C             Oil
     1/4  C             Wheat Germ
   2      C             Hot Water
  12      C             Flour -- Plus
     1/2  C             Whole-Wheat Flour
   1      Tbsp          Salt
                        Glaze:
   1                    Egg -- Beaten
                        Poppy Seeds

Makes 4 loaves

	In large bowl dissolve sugar in 1/2 cup warm water.  Crumble yeast into
this and let stand until foams.  Add eggs and mix.  Add sugar, oil and wheat
germ and mix.

	Slowly add hot water, flours and salt, alternating.   When you can, knead
until smooth.

	Place in oiled bowl and let rise 30-45 minutes untll doubled.  Punch down
and let rise again till doubled.

	Punch down.  Divide into 4 parts and shape loaves.  Place in greased pans
and let rise 15 minutes.

	Preheat oven to 400.  Glaze and sprinkle.  Bake 400 5-10 minutes, then
lower temp to 350 and bake 35-40 minutes.


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