Simmer & Sage

How to Make the Best Challah

Soft, eggy loaf for the Jewish holidays and beyond!

Here's what you'll need 

Make the dough with flour, salt, sugar, eggs & oil

Activate the yeast until it's bubbling

Then whisk it into the dough ingredients

Challah dough before rising

Challah dough after rising

Roll the dough into 3 long ropes. Gather them together at the top.

Cross the center rope over the right rope

Then cross the center rope over the left rope

Keep crossing center over right...

Center over left...

Until it's all braided!

Brush with egg wash... and bake!

A beautiful golden brown crust


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