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The challah bread recipe for these golden-brown delicacies

Challah Bread With Quail Eggs

It's a tasty bread with a well-balanced taste. You can make it in a quiet afternoon and unwind.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 4 hrs
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine Jewish
Servings 20 slices
Calories 109.89 kcal


  • 20 quail eggs
  • 1 cup water luke-warm
  • 2 tsp yeast
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Start by stirring the yeast, sugar, and 250 ml warm water. The water should be around 50°C. After you stir the ingredients together, let the mixture sit for 5 minutes until it turns bubbly.
  • Take the flour and place it in a large mixing bowl. Next, beat 10 quail egg yolks, 5 whole quail eggs, and salt together. After you have a smooth mixture, stir the yeast into the flour along with the smooth egg mixture. Stir these together until shaggy dough forms. If needed, add some lukewarm water.
  • Next, turn the dough onto a previously floured surface and knead it until it becomes smooth and supple. Try to shape it into a ball, then place it into a lightly oiled bowl. Cover the bowl with a clean towel and let it rise in a warm and draft-free space until it doubles in size.
  • After 40 minutes, take the dough out of the bowl and punch it down, dividing it evenly into 3 pieces. Roll each of the pieces into 12 inches or 30 cm long ropes. While you do this, make sure the pieces are covered with a clean towel. Next, loosely braid the ropes together in order to make it look like challah and pinch the ends to seal.
  • Then, transfer to a lightly oiled baking pan. Cover it with a clean towel and let rise in a warm and draft-free space for an hour.
  • Heat the oven to 200°C. While the oven warms up, beat the remaining 5 quail eggs and lightly brush the loaf of challah with the mixture.
  • Now, to complete this challah bread recipe, place the loaf in the oven, reduce the temperature to medium-low and bake until the loaf sounds hollow when tapped and is golden brown. This should take 35-40 minutes.
  • Remove the challah bread loaf from the oven and place it on wire racks. Allow it to cool down completely before cutting into slices.


Calories: 109.89kcalCarbohydrates: 19.81gProtein: 4.24gFat: 1.33gSaturated Fat: 0.37gCholesterol: 75.96mgSodium: 130.67mgPotassium: 50.09mgFiber: 1gSugar: 0.3gVitamin A: 48.87IUCalcium: 9.51mgIron: 1.51mg
Keyword challah bread
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