Breads

Fluffiest Challah Bread (aka Swiss Zopf)

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Have you ever made homemade Challah bread? It's a challenge, but so worth it. The ingredient list is pretty short and simple, and once you get the hang of the technique it's easy to put together. This is not a traditional Jewish recipe, but an authentic Swiss Zopf. The slightly sweet braid is perfect for breakfast and brunch, you can shape it into one big loaf or into small rolls.

16
1/2 stick butter
1 1/4 cups whole milk
2 tablespoons fine caster sugar
1 packet dry active yeast
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons fine sea salt
1 egg beaten
poppy seeds for sprinkling (optional)
Melt the butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in the milk and sugar. Place the dried yeast into a small bowl and add three tablespoons of the milk mixture. Stir well, cover losely and let...
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Nutritions

Calories
183

Sodium
18mg
0% DV

Fat
6g
9% DV

Protein
3g
7% DV

Carbs
25g
8% DV

Fiber
1g
4% DV