How to Know the Secret to Perfect Challah Bread!

This Challah bread is absolutely fabulous. Easy to make, surprisingly! And a crowd pleaser. I'm using this batch to make my brother the best French toast. Try out this recipe, and comment results! :)

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How to Know the Secret to Perfect Challah Bread! Recipe
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Sprinkle yeast over warm water.

Sprinkle yeast over warm water.

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Mix in oil, honey, and salt. Beat in 3 eggs. That's the secret, an extra egg! Makes the texture absolutely perfect!

Mix in oil, honey, and salt. Beat in 3 eggs. That's the secret, an extra egg! Makes the texture absolutely perfect!

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Get 8 cups of flour ready!

Get 8 cups of flour ready!

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Mix in flour one cup at a time. You may need additional flour. Mix until the dough is elastic, and not sticky.

Mix in flour one cup at a time. You may need additional flour. Mix until the dough is elastic, and not sticky.

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Cover and let rise for about 2-2 1/2 hrs. Wait patiently! :)

Cover and let rise for about 2-2 1/2 hrs. Wait patiently! :)

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Come back and look at this beauty!

Come back and look at this beauty!

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Punch down dough. My favorite part. ;)

Punch down dough. My favorite part. ;)

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Divide dough in half. Braid one, or both. I recommend braiding both. The braid turned out way better! :)

Divide dough in half. Braid one, or both. I recommend braiding both. The braid turned out way better! :)

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Let rise for about 30 minutes. Brush tops with beaten egg.

Let rise for about 30 minutes. Brush tops with beaten egg.

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Bake in a 375 degree Fahrenheit, oven for about 30 minutes, or until golden brown!

Bake in a 375 degree Fahrenheit, oven for about 30 minutes, or until golden brown!

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This is the loaf version. Needs to be baked longer, than the braid!

This is the loaf version. Needs to be baked longer, than the braid!

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Mmm mm good. (:

Mmm mm good. (:

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My brother loves it!

My brother loves it!

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I love it!

I love it!

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Needs butter!

Needs butter!

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That's better.

That's better.

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My dad had seconds!

My dad had seconds!

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You are now, a challah bread making genius. Have fun! Don't forget to comment, I love hearing how everything turned out, and answering any questions! :)

You are now, a challah bread making genius. Have fun! Don't forget to comment, I love hearing how everything turned out, and answering any questions! :)

Ingredients

Cups Water (Lukewarm) 
1 Tablespoon Yeast  
4 Tablespoons Oil 
1 Tablespoon Kosher Salt 
½ Cups Honey 
3 Eggs  
8 Cups Flour AP 
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