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Challah part 2

Reggie Dwork <reggie@reggie.com>
Sat, 07 Sep 1996 10:16:17 -0700
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                     *  Exported from  MasterCook  *

                            Dan Leeson 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
--------  ------------  --------------------------------
   7      C             Flour
   2      Pkg           Dry Yeast
     1/4  C             Sugar
   1      Tsp           Salt
   1      C             Warm Water
     1/2  C             Mayonnaise
   4                    Eggs

Grand prize winner for challah in Northern California

Combine 2 C flour, sugar,  yeast, salt and water.  Beat at medium speed
using a paddle for 5 minutes (or by hand!).

Change paddle to dough hook.  Add 2 C flour, mayo and 2 of the eggs.  Mix
for 5 minutes (or do it by hand!!!!) .

Add 3 C flour and knead for 10 minutes.  Additional flour may be necessary
depending on the humidity.

Place dough in greased bowl, and let rise for about 2 hours until doubled.
Punch down.  Knead for about 5 minutes to thicken the dough so it won't sag.
Place dough in bread pan or shape into breaided challah.  Let it rise as
desired.  Coat bread with egg yolk (with a little water added) and sprinkle
with poppy or sesame seeds as desired.  Bake at 375 deg F for 25 - 30
minutes until desired degree of brown is achieved.

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                     *  Exported from  MasterCook  *

                              Raisin 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
   2      Tbsp          Dry Yeast
   4                    Eggs
     1/2  C             Oil
     1/2  C             Honey
   2      C             Raisins
  14      C             Flour -- To 15 C
   1      Tbsp          Coarse Salt
                        Glaze:
   1                    Egg -- Beaten
                        Poppy Seeds

Makes 6 loaves or 4 loaves and 12 rolls.

	Pour warm water into large mixing bowl.  Stir in yeast and eggs, oil, honey
and raisins.  Mix well and add about half of the flour.  Let rest 45
minutes-1 hour.

	Add salt and most of remaining flour.  Mix and knead.  Dough should be
soft.  Rise again for 1 hour (or not).  Divide dough and shape loaves.
Place in greased pans and let rise 45 minutes to 1 hour.

	Preheat oven to 350.  Glaze and sprinkle  Bake 45 minutes to 1 hour for
loaves or 30 minutes for rolls.


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                     *  Exported from  MasterCook  *

                              Water 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      Env           Dry Yeast
   2 1/4  C             Warm Water
   2      Tbsp          Sugar
   3      Tbsp          Oil
   1                    Egg -- Plus
                        Egg White
   1      Tbsp          Salt
   9      C             Flour
                        Glaze:
   1                    Egg Yolk -- Plus
   1      Tbsp          Water
                        Poppy Seeds

makes 3 loaves

	In large bowl, sprinkle yeast over warm water.  Add sugar and let stand
until bubbles.  Add oil, egg, egg white, salt and 3 cups flour.  Add flour a
cup at a time until can be kneaded.  Knead 5 minutes until smooth and
elastic.  Lightly flour dough and place in clean bowl.  Cover and let rise
in warm place until doubled - 1-2 hours.

	Knead again 4-5 minutes Divide dough into 3 portions and shape.  Place in
lightly greased and floured pans.  Let rise, covered until doubled - about
1/2 hour.

	Preheat oven to 350.  Glaze and sprinkle.  Bake 35-45 minutes.


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