Best Challah Bread Recipe

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If you're looking for the best challah bread recipe around, you'll love this one from Martha Stewart!


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened, plus more for bowl, plus 2 tbsp (melted) for brushing
  • 3 1/2 cups unbleached bread flour, plus more for dusting
  • 1/2 cup water, warmed to 100 degrees
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup whole milk, warmed to 100 degrees
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 large egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons coarse sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast


  1. Grease a large bowl with butter and set aside. Stir the rest of the ingredients, except for one beaten egg and the butter for brushing,...
  2. Get the full instructions at Savory Experiments
Best Challah Bread Recipe

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