Recipe for 2 small breads

Challah

Ingredients
 
¼ oz dry yeast (Fleischmann yeast package)
1 cup warm water
½ stick butter, melted
¼ cup sugar
1 each egg
½ tsp salt
cup self rising flour
 
1 each egg yolk
½ tsp water
2 Tbsp sesame seeds
 


Preparation steps:
  1. Mix the warm water with yeast, butter, sugar, egg and salt.
  2. Add flour and knead for 5 minutes.
  3. Optional - refrigerate over night as following: Oil a bowl, place the dough inside the bowl. Pat wet the dough and cover with plastic.
  4. Divide the dough in half. Warm the oven for a few minutes and turn it off. Braid 2 challah breads and place each one on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper. Place in the warmed oven for 30-45 minutes. (May need to use a bit of oil to shape the dough, as the dough can get sticky).
  5. Mix the egg yolk with 1 tsp water. Brush the challah breads and sprinkle the sesame seeds.
  6. Bake at 350F for 25-30 minutes.
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