Challah

  • 1 Tablespoon  poppy or sesame seeds (optional)
  • 9 1/4 Cups  flour
  • 1 Tablespoon  salt
  • eggs
  • 1/2 Cup  plus 3 tsp.
  • 1/2 Cup  sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons  active dry yeast
  • 1 tbsp poppy or sesame seeds (optional)
  • 9 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 5 eggs
  • 1/2 cup plus 3 tsp.
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp active dry yeast
This recipe, from Claudia Roden's The Book of Jewish Food, can be used for loaves of various shapes, including the rounded ones baked for the Jewish New Year, which symbolize the cycle of life.

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Nutrition

Calories per serving:

387 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Fat Low Fat Abs, Dairy Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Oil Added

Daily value:

19%

Servings:

26
  • Fat 74g 114%
  • Carbs 1,988g 663%
  • Saturated 20g 98%
  • Fiber 75g 301%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 208g
  • Protein 321g 642%
  • Cholesterol 1,860mg 620%
  • Sodium 14,736mg 614%
  • Calcium 652mg 65%
  • Magnesium 595mg 149%
  • Potassium 3,630mg 104%
  • Iron 37mg 206%
  • Zinc 27mg 177%
  • Phosphorus 3,793mg 542%
  • Vitamin A 2,700IU 54%
  • Vitamin C 0mg 0%
  • Thiamin (B1) 8mg 550%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 5mg 304%
  • Niacin (B3) 49mg 243%
  • Vitamin B6 3mg 129%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 1,959µg 490%
  • Vitamin B12 4µg 75%
  • Vitamin D 10µg 3%
  • Vitamin E 7mg 33%
  • Vitamin K 9µg 11%
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 22g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 19g
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