Sweet Challah Recipe

Follow this gluten free sweet challah recipe to bake this delicious mildly sweet bread with sultanas. An excellent bread for toasting.

What you need to make gluten free sweet challah
  • 1 packet (400g) Crusty Bread Mix.
  • 1 egg
  • 4tbsp caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp. margarine
  • 1 ½ cups (425ml) of warm water
  • Sachet of dry yeast (included in box). If your box contains two sachets use both.
  • 1 (50g) dusting flour
  • ½ cup sultanas (optional)
Method 
  1. Preheat your oven to 240°C (225°C fan forced)
  2. Grease or line a baking tin.
  3. In large bowl combine water, egg, margarine, yeast and stir to dissolve.
  4. In a separate bowl combine the sugar, sultanas and crusty bread mix and add them to the wet ingredients. Mix with a wooden spoon until all ingredients are well combined, let the dough prove for 15 minutes.
  5. Dust your bench with flour provided, and turn your dough onto the floured surface, and gently knead the dough for 1-2 minutes, halve the dough for two small challahs, halve again and roll out two long thin ropes, plat the dough (see video reference).
  6. Place the challahs on prepared baking try and brush with water to prevent cracking, cover with a damp tea towel and prove the dough for 55-60 minutes.
  7. Brush surface with egg yolk and set to bake for 18 -21 minutes. For a single loaf bake 24-26 minutes.

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