Baking Bread Recipe | The Ultimate Challah Bread

The Ultimate Challah Bread

7 cups all purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoons salt
3 tablespoons Red Star active dry yeast
2 cups warm water (130 degrees)
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted and cooled to 125 degrees
4 eggs (plus one for glazing)

  • In the bowl of a large stand mixer, mix 6 cups flour, sugar, salt and yeast.
  • Add water and butter to flour-yeast mixture. Add eggs. Beat 1 minute at low speed. Scrape down dough from sides of bowl. Beat 3 more minutes at medium speed.
  • Switch to the dough hook and knead for 5 minutes until smooth and elastic, adding remaining 1 cup flour a little at a time; add more or less as needed.
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