Challah contains more sugar and eggs than traditional yeast breads. These easy challah recipes present a handful of twists, from traditional braided loaves to variations laced with cinnamon or orange zest.See Popular Challah Bread Recipes
Serving this rich yeast bread is a Hanukkah tradition. Shape the dough into a Star of David or a braid for a classic look.
If you like, sprinkle poppy or sesame seeds onto the braid after brushing it with egg wash; both are traditional. To easily measure the honey, first measure the oil in a 1-cup measure. The oil will coat the cup and will let the honey just slip right out.
Challah, a sweet egg bread, makes wonderful French toast, especially when it's filled with cinnamon-spiced cream cheese. Enjoy this recipe for breakfast or brunch.
Jessamyn Waldman, founder of Hot Bread Kitchen, grew up in Canada eating challah, the Jewish Sabbath bread. Unlike the eggy challahs of the Ashkenazi Jews of Eastern Europe, this version comes from the Sephardic Jews of the Mediterranean, who flavored their challahs with caraway and anise. Many challahs are braided, but this one is twisted into a round, turban-shaped loaf.
This grilled dessert bread is filled with chopped chocolate. Serve it alone or with fresh fruit.
Choose a sweet, rich yeast bread for this blueberry dessert. Cinnamon and nutmeg give a sweet spiciness to the egg custard that envelopes the bread and berries.
Ricotta cheese, sour cream, and lemon zest add a new spin on this classic dessert recipe that you can make easily in your slow cooker.
This braided bread recipe calls for margarine rather than butter so the challah (KHAH-lah) will be kosher for Jewish Hanukkah celebrations.
This chocolate bread casserole could be served at breakfast or for dessert.
A sweet challah (HAH-luh) is often included in celebrations of Jewish holidays that fall on a Sabbath as a symbolic way of ensuring a sweet year. Dates, nuts, and orange peel add just the right twist for this traditional braided bread.
Try this yummy sandwich recipe of eggs, smoked bacon, cucumber, and basil that can be prepared in less than 30 minutes.