-----------> Simple Challah Bread -- •5 tsp. active dry yeast •1-3/4 cup warm water •⅔ cup sugar •½ cup olive oil, plus extra to grease a bowl •5 eggs, plus 1 extra for an egg wash before baking (6 eggs total) •1-2 Tbsp. salt, depending on your taste (I use 1-1/2 Tbsp. or so) •8 to 8-1/2 cups flour, plus extra for kneading/dusting
This egg-rich bread is traditionally served in Jewish households to begin the Sabbath. Try serving for breakfast with fruit preserves or slice thick and use to make superb French toast. Find recipe at redstaryeast.com.