Ingredients & Instructions
- 4 oz dry yeast
- 1 cup sugar
- 4 cups warm water
Put the above in a large bowl 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 about 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)