A braided bread often served at breakfast or brunch, challah is eaten on Sabbath and Jewish holidays. Try making your own challah bread for a special breakfast or brunch, or just for the sheer deliciousness, with these recipes.
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.
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.
This braided bread recipe calls for margarine rather than butter so the challah (KHAH-lah) will be kosher for Jewish Hanukkah celebrations.
Whether you use it for sandwiches, breakfast toast, or as a serve-along for soups, this whole wheat version of challah is delightful.