Yield: Yields 1 large loaf.
If you like, sprinkle poppy or sesame seeds onto the braid after brushing it with egg wash; both are traditional. To easily measure the honey, first measure the oil in a 1-cup measure. The oil will coat the cup and will let the honey just slip right out.
Video: Watch Maggie Glezer braid a loaf of challah step-by-step.
1. Move the second-to-the-right strand to the far-left position.
This delicious bread disappears quickly. But if there’s any left over, save it for breakfast: day-old challah makes divine French Toast.
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