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challah bread machine recipe

Almina D January 19, 2024
Challah Bread Machine Recipe

Tags: Bread, Bread Recipe, Breakfast, bread machine, Challah

Cook Time:1:50 hour
Prep Time:40 minutes
Author:Almina D
Calories: 76

Prepare challah dough in the bread machine, then remove and braid to make traditional braided bread challah. Serve with a swipe of honey and butter.

  • Bread Machine Program: Dough (#6)
  • Delay Start Time Available: Yes
  • Color Option: No
  • Weight Option: No


  • 1 cup Water, warm

  • ½ cup White Sugar

  • 1 Tbsp Honey

  • ½ cup Vegetable Oil

  • 2 tsp Salt

  • 2 Eggs

  • 4 cups Bread Flour

  • 2 ¼ tsp Instant Dry Yeast

  • 1 Egg, whisked

  • 1 Tbsp Water


  1. Open the top cover of the bread machine and lift the handle of the bread pan vertically, pulling upward to remove the pan from the machine. Place the bread pan on your work surface. Make sure the pan is clean and both kneading paddles are in place.

  2. Add the first 8 ingredients to the bread pan in the order listed.

  3. Put the bread pan back in the bread machine, pressing it down so that it clicks into place. Close the lid of the bread machine.

  4. Plug the bread machine into an outlet and press the power button to turn the machine on.

  5. Use the menu button to select program #6 for the dough cycle.

  6. Press the start button to begin the dough making cycle.

  7. Once the dough is done, the countdown timer on the front of the machine will read 0:00 and the machine will beep, indicating your dough is done. Open the machine at this time and use a pot holder to lift the pan out of the machine.

  8. Gently lift the dough out of the machine and place it on a floured work surface.

  9. Divide the dough into 3 equal pieces. Roll each piece into a long rope, about 12 inches long.

  10. Braid the three ropes together, pressing the ends together at the top and bottom. Place the braided loaf on a greased cookie sheet and cover loosely with plastic wrap. Let the dough rise for an hour or until it is doubled in size.

  11. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.

  12. Whisk together the remaining egg and water and brush the mix over the risen bread dough.

  13. Bake the challah for 25 minutes or until it has turned a golden brown. Let cool slightly then slice and enjoy!

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