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RH Challah Bake

Wed, 16 Sept at 7:45pm
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The Elwood Shule Sisterhood invites all women to a Pre Rosh Hashanah Challah Bake with Rebbetzin Rivki.
Round Challah, delicious apple & cinnamon filling and decadent crumble… All for a sweet New Year!
Wednesday, Sept 16, 7:45pm. Join: www.elwoodshule.org/zoom.

You will need:

  • 2 cup warm water
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 5 tsp yeast
  • 4 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 tbsp salt
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • Egg wash

Crumb topping:

  • 1 stick margarine
    ¾ c brown sugar
    1 c flour
    1 tsp cinnamon


  • Tin of apple pie filling
  • Cinnamon

In a large bowl, pour warm water, yeast and sugar. Leave to sit for 5 minutes till the yeast bubbles. Add flour, salt, sugar and mix. Add oil, vanilla, eggs and stir. Add the rest of the flour gradually. (If using a mixer, switch to dough hook). Then flip it onto the counter and knead the dough for 7-10 minutes. Pour a tsp of oil into the bowl, put the ball of dough back in and turn to coat in oil. Cover the bowl with gladwrap and let it rise for 1.5 hours.

If using more than 13 cups of flour, (double this recipe), separate a small handful of dough and make the Bracha.
Braid the challah and let it rise again for 30 minutes. Glaze with egg wash, and topping of your choice. Bake till golden approximately 25 minutes.

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