Challah, a braided yeast bread, is traditionallyeaten on Shabbat. On Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, challahis often rolled into a circular shape symbolizing the cycle ofthe year. The top is brushed with honey in honor of the “sweetnew year”.
Recipe: Honey Challah
1 (1/4-ounce) package active dry yeast
1 1/4 cups warm water – divided use
5 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1/2 cup honey
2 large eggs
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
1 egg yolk
Makes 1 loaf or 16 large slices.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/16of recipe): 230 Calories; 4 g Fat Tota; 40 mg Cholesterol; 340mg Sodium; 42 g Carbohydrates; 1 g Dietary Fiber; 6 g Protein;17% Calories from Fat
Recipe and photograph courtesy of the NationalHoney Board.
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