Perfect Challah

Preparation info
  • Makes


    loaves, depending on size and shape
    • Difficulty


Appears in
The New Kosher

By Kim Kushner

Published 2015

  • About

Challah is simple to make, but it does take time. If you’re willing to give over a day to baking these loaves, however, you will be amply rewarded. Once the dough is prepared, it requires two risings before it is shaped into loaves, brushed with egg wash, sprinkled with toppings, and baked. It’s delicious eaten warm right out of the oven. The cooled loaves can be wrapped in plastic wrap, placed in lock-top plastic bags, and frozen for up to 6 weeks. But they are hard to resist, so I doubt t