Challah bread

Yield: 8 servings

Measure Ingredient
6 cups Flour
2 ounces 1 1/2 pk yeast
½ cup Oil
4 \N Eggs (save one yellow)
\N \N Salt
1 tablespoon Sugar

Dissolve yeast in warm water and set aside. Mix all other ingredients in a large bowl and kneed well. Add yeast mixture and kneed thoroughly. Cover and rise. Kneed a second time. Cover and rose. Kneed and make 6 balls and kneed each weel. Cover and rise.

Kneed each ball and make into long snakelike strips. Braid in 6 for long bread. Braid in 5 and divide the 6th into 3 braided for Sabbath crown or braid in 6 round for holiday bread. Cover and rise. Spread slightly beaten egg yolk on top and bake 350 degrees approx 1 hour till brown. If top starts to brown too soon, cover with brown paper bag.

Submitted By JR BYERS On 12-14-95

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