Challah Almost Like Aunt Leah's recipe
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Timings & Yeildings
Prepration : 30
Cooking : 50minutes
Total :
Yeildings: 8servings
Direction and Ingredients
Amount Ingredient Preparation
5 teaspoons yeast dry
2 cups water potato water
3/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons salt
3 egg
7 cups flour (adjust as needed)
1/2 cup oil
 Dissolve yeast in potato water.

Add sugar, and let stand five minutes.

Add salt and beaten eggs.

Stir in four cups of the flour. Add oil, stirring while adding.

Stir in enough remaining flour to make dough that forms a ball
and is not sticky.

Put dough on a floured board.

Cover with a towel and let rest 1 minutes.

Knead 1 minutes.

Put in a greased bowl, and let rise until it doubles (about one

Punch down. Braid to form two loaves and place on cookie sheets.

Let rise again, approximately 5 minutes. Use a pastry brush to gently coat with a glaze made of a beaten
egg and a few drops of water.

Sprinkle the top with sesame seeds. Bake at 35 degrees until well done (approximately 45 to 5 minutes).

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