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Classic Challa



Trans-fat Free, High Fiber


2 packages yeast, active dry
1 ¾ cups water
cup sugar
¾ tablespoon salt
7 cups all-purpose flour
3 large eggs
½ cup vegetable oil
1 x poppy seed
or sesame seeds


Disolve Yeast in warm water in large bowl.

When dissolved, add sugar, salt and HALF the flour.

Mix well.

Add eggs and oil, then slowly stir in most of remaining flour.

Dough will be quite heavy, add a little water and beat until dough starts to pull away from sides of bowl.

Turn out onto well floured surface and knead for about 10 min.

Add only enough flour to keep dough manageable, knead until dough is smooth and elastic.

Place dough in large oiled bowl, turn so top gets oiled also.

Cover with damp towel and let rise in warm place for abt. 2 hours, punching down every 20 minutes.

Divide dough into three parts, shape into loaves(or twist),place in well greased loaf pans or baking sheets.

Let rise until double in bulk. Preheat oven to 375 degr.

F. Brush tops of loaves with beaten Egg and sprinkle with seeds. Bake for 30 to 45 minutes; or until brown.

Remove from oven and cool on rack.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 400g (14.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 112427% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 33g 51%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 159mg 53%
Sodium 1371mg 57%
Total Carbohydrate 58g 58%
Dietary Fiber 7g 27%
Sugars g
Protein 57g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 6% Iron 64%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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