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  • Serves: 18 Servings

Challah - (Holiday Twist Bread)

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Category: Diabetic, Holiday

 Ingredients List

  • 1 pk (or 1 tablespoon) Active Dry
  • -Yeast
  • 2 tb Sugar
  • 1/4 c Warm Water (110 to 115
  • -degrees)
  • 2 c All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 To 2-1/2 c Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 tb Vegetable Oil
  • 1 1/4 c Water
  • 1 Egg, beaten
  • 1 tb Poppy Seeds


Dissolve the yeast and sugar in the 1/4 cup of warm water. Let stand
for 5 minutes.

Combine the flours and salt in a mixing bowl. Make a well in the
center of the flour mixture and add the egg, oil, yeast mixture and
remaining 1-1/4 cups of water. Mix well. Knead the dough on a floured
board, adding more whole wheat flour until the dough is smooth and
elastic. Place in an oiled bowl. Cover with a damp towel and let rise
until doubled, about 1 hour.

Divide the dough into three parts. Roll each third into a strip
about 15 inches long. Braid the strips together and place on a
lightly-oiled baking sheet.
Brush with the beaten egg. Sprinkle on the poppy seeds. Cover and
let rise until doubled.

Bake in a 375-degree oven for 40 to 45 minutes, or until golden

Serves 18

One Serving = Calories: 115 Carbohydrates: 21 Protein: 4 Fat: 2
Sodium: 59 Potassium: 74 Cholesterol: 15

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