Video: How to make a braided (plaited) loaf

All You Knead Is Bread, jane mason

Seeds on challah represent the mannah that fell from heaven

Making a braided or a plaited loaf is very easy and impressive.  Challah, a Jewish celebration loaf is braided, as are many celebration loaves for high days and holidays.  All You Knead is Bread has two recipes that ask you to braid – one for challah and one for kringel.

Here is a little video that shows you how to make a braided loaf – you will see it is really easy and looks beautiful.

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