Machine Challah

Ingredients

2/3 cup water
1 lrg egg
2 tablespoons cooking oil
2 cups bread flour
2 tablespoons Instant Dry Milk Powder
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons Active Dry Yeast
1 teaspoon Salt
1 lrg Egg Fork Beaten
1 tablespoon water

Preparation

1
Place all ingredients in bread machine in order given. To make the traditional braid, remove dough after first kneading. Divide in 3 parts.
2
Roll each part into 16 inch long ropes. Place on greased baking sheet.
3
Pinch the three ends together and tuck under. Braid the strips- pinch ends together and tuck under. Cover with a tea towel- let stand in oven with light on and door closed for about 45 minutes or until doubled in size.
4
Remove from oven and preheat oven to 375 degrees.
5
Mix beaten egg and water and brush over top of braid. Bake in oven for about 25 minutes. Remove to rack to cool.
6
Makes one loaf.

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About

A brand new book just came out in Canada by one of our most popular recipe authors - Jean Pare. The book is Breads and is number 24 in her series - anyway on page 20 is the above recipe for Machine Challah.

Yield:

1.0 Loaf

Added:

December 10, 2010

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