Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Bread Machine Challah

This Bread Machine Challah was a big hit at Sunday dinner and something I will be making again! It's a hearty loaf with a pretty light yellow color. Challah has always been my favorite bread for Easter dinner, it's nice to know there's a good bread machine recipe for it:@)

Leftovers made great French Toast too.

I used all purpose flour and added 1 1/2 tsp Vital Wheat Gluten since I had it in the freezer.
I was tickled by the way the top of the loaf looked:@)
Next time I'm going to try a tip from Bread Machine Magic HERE and add poppy seeds to the top.

Bread Machine Challah-adapted to a smaller loaf from All Recipes
*This recipe is for a 1 lb loaf
1/2 C milk
1 egg plus 1 yolk
2 Tblsp butter
2 1/4 C A/P flour-use bread flour if you have it
1 1/2 tsp vital wheat gluten-if you have it and using A/P flour, I added it to the measuring cup before the A/P flour
2 1/2 Tblsp honey
1 tsp salt
1 tsp yeast
~Add everything to bread machine, choose light setting, let 'er fly!

Eat well and have a happy day:@)


  1. Wow, challah from a bread machine, very cool Lynn!!

  2. Can it be made without the vital wheat gluten? I will put it on my wal mart list if it is essential. Sounds good.

    1. Hello, the original recipe calls for bread flour, I only added the vwg because I had it an used A/P flour.

  3. It looks beautiful! I'm always looking for a good tried and true recipe for the bread machine! Poppy seeds would be nice too ;)

  4. Oh my, I wish I had a slice of your challah bread for my morning toast tomorrow, Lynn. I'm going to pass this recipe on to my youngest son, who was given a free bread machine from a friend.

  5. In forgot to mention that I use vital wheat gluten when using AP flour, too, when making my bread from the Civil War starter.

  6. Thank you for the 1 loaf size recipe. More like this Please. Love your blog. Keep up the good ideas. Thank you.

  7. I'm wishing a had a hunk of your wonderful challah bread this morning Lynn...hence why I don't have a bread machine. One slice is not enough! :)

  8. It's freezing here and I don't want to leave the house! Think that means it's the perfect day to make homemade bread---challah is a favorite and yours looks divine!!!

  9. YUMMMM everyone said make this one again. Thanks for the recipe.

    1. I'm so glad you liked it, that makes me happy:@)


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