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  • 4 oz dry yeast
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 cups warm water

put in the bowl the above and let it sit for 10-15 minutes until it foams

  • 5 lb bag King Aurthur Bread Flour
  • 1 cup oil
  • 3 eggs


2 TBLS kosher salt
4 TBLS table salt

Add above to yeast mixture
Mix for 15 minutes

Let rise for 1 hour and then punch down

Let rise for 1 more hour

To shape the dough for Rosh Hashana in a circle:

Make a long snake with the dough oabout 1 1/2 feet long, then twist it while making it higher as if you are shaping the shell of a snail,


Make a 3 line braid long enough to pull ends together to make it a circle,


Make lots of balls and put them close together in a round pan.

Let the shaped dough rise for 30 minutes
Paint each one with egg and honey
(for 5 lbs of flour use 1 egg and 1 TBLS honey)

Bake for 30-40 minutes on 350 (until golden)

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