Challah braid: soft and fragrant!



INGREDIENTS 150ml (3/4 cup) of water 5g of dry yeast 20g (1 1/2 tbsp) of sugar 2 eggs 4g (3/4 tsp) of salt 40ml (1/4 cup) of olive oil 400g (3 1/4 cups) of all-purpose flour + 8g (1 tbsp) of all-purpose flour Egg yolk + milk Sesame seeds METHOD 1. In a small bowl add the water, dry yeast, sugar, and flour, and mix until dissolved. 2. In a bowl add the eggs, salt, and olive oil and whisk. Sift the flour and mix it all together well. 3. When the dough starts to form knead with your hands until smooth. Cover the bowl with cling film and let it rise 90 minutes, or until double in volume. 4. After 90 minutes split the dough into 4 equal parts and make the balls. Transfer to the plate, cover it with a cloth and let it rest for 10 minutes. 5. Roll each ball with the rolling pin and roll it up to make a strip. Pinch the edges to close it well. 6. Arrange the all strips and stretch them to the 50cm size. Join the two strips together and start making the braid shape. 7. Transfer to the baking tray covered with parchment paper and brush with egg yolk and milk mixture. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and let it rest for 35 minutes. 8. After 35 minutes transfer to the oven and bake at 180°C/360°F for 35 minutes. -------------------------------------------------------- About us: ‘Cookist’ offers you everyday fresh, fun and easy recipes. You can find the best quick and easy to make recipes, simple meal planning ideas and cooking techniques. Subscribe to Cookist: Enjoy with us: Follow us: Facebook: Instagram: For any content use please feel free to contact Cookist wow’s second cookbook is here! 😍 Buy it on Amazon to discover the 50 easiest and most delicious recipes ever + 16 exclusive recipes you can’t miss out on 👉

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