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“Apples and Honey” Challah


  • Author: https://mayihavethatrecipe.com
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 35 mins
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 10 1x
  • Category: bread
  • Cuisine: Jewish

Description

“Apples and Honey” Challah for Rosh Hashanah – So good, your guests won’t leave before asking you: May I Have That Recipe?


Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cups warm water
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 3 eggs, 2 beaten together in one bowl and the other one on a separate bowl
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups organic dried apple rings, chopped
  • 5 cups white bread flour
  • 3 tsp instant yeast
  • 2 tbs sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Instructions

  1. IF YOU ARE USING A BREAD MACHINE
  2. Combine water, oil, honey, 2 beaten egg, apples and salt (in that order) in the bread machine
  3. Add flour, make a well in the middle and add the yeast and sprinkle some more flour on top
  4. Set the machine to dough setting and turn it on
  5. Once the dough has approximately tripled in size, divide it in half
  6. Make 6 dough balls from each half and arrange them in a disposable 8 inch round aluminum pan (place 5 on the edges and 1 in the center)
  7. Pre-heat oven at 350F
  8. Using a pastry brush, gently “paint” the Challah with the remaining beaten egg
  9. Mix cinnamon and sugar and sprinkle over Challah
  10. Cover with a clean kitchen towel and let sit for about 30 minutes
  11. Bake for 30-35 minutes until golden brown (a tooth pick inserted should come out clean)
  12. ENJOY! from May I Have That Recipe
  13. IF YOU ARE MAKING BY HAND
  14. Dissolve yeast in warm water. Add 1 tbsp of sugar and let it sit until it foams
  15. In a large bowl combine flour, salt and chopped apples
  16. In another bowl combine oil, dissolved yeast and water, honey and 2 beaten eggs
  17. Pour wet ingredients over the flour and knead to create a smooth and soft dough about 10 minutes. You can also use your food processor or stand up mixer to mix the dough.
  18. Place dough in a slightly greased bowl, cover it with a kitchen towel and let it rise for about an hour or until triple in size
  19. “Punch” dough and divide it in half
  20. Follow steps 5-10 above

Notes

RECIPE MAKES 2 PULL APART CHALLAHS
PREP TIME IS 20 MINUTES, PLUS 2 HOURS RISING TIME

THE DOUGH SHOULD FEEL SOFT, IF IT IS TOO WET AND STICKY ADD MORE FLOUR, SOMETIME IT TAKES UP TO 1 MORE CUP OF FLOUR.

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