Chef Larry's Sweet Challah Recipe

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  1. Dissolve the yeast in the hot water and 2 tablespoons of the sugar.
  2. Add the flour, remaining sugar and salt to a food processor and mix for 10 seconds.
  3. Continue processing, adding the yeast mixture, 2 beaten eggs, margarine, honey and flavorings.
  4. Knead for 30 more seconds.
  5. Place dough into a greased bowl and cover.
  6. Let rise in a warm spot for 1 hour.
  7. Punch down, cover and let rise one more hour.
  8. Punch down and divide into thirds.
  9. Braid the challah and place on a greased sheet and let rise one more hour.
  10. Paint the challah with the reserved beaten egg and sprinkle with seeds (optional).
  11. Place the challah into a preheated 350°F oven for 35 minutes.
  12. Let cool.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 798.2 Kcal (3342 kJ)
Calories from fat 163.24 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.14g 28%
Cholesterol 139.5mg 47%
Sodium 326.45mg 14%
Potassium 204.37mg 4%
Total Carbs 135.37g 45%
Sugars 31.08g 124%
Dietary Fiber 3.58g 14%
Protein 23.61g 47%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 6.5mg 36%
Calcium 47.6mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 284.27 Kcal (1190 kJ)
Calories from fat 58.14 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.46g 28%
Cholesterol 49.68mg 47%
Sodium 116.26mg 14%
Potassium 72.79mg 4%
Total Carbs 48.21g 45%
Sugars 11.07g 124%
Dietary Fiber 1.28g 14%
Protein 8.41g 47%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 2.3mg 36%
Calcium 17mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 16.8
  • 21

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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