Yes people challah done went to Barbados and switched up on us. Instead of being soft and fluffy all the way through . “He’s” now flaky on the outside,I guess it was all that sun that he soaked up while relaxing on Browne’s Beach. Don’t worry “he’s” still nice and soft on the inside however he got a little nutty. Challah stuffed himself with coconut and walnuts and topped if all off with cinnamon and nutmeg. He told me that he doesn’t want to be judged,just enjoyed with dairy free milk or a cup of tea.
Making this bread was fun and they’re is always something very rewarding about making bread. It makes you feel like a proud mama at the end.
Enjoy and share with friends. A homeless person would appreciate this bread as well. I mean they would feel the love coming from it with every bite.
Challah Bread Caribbean Style
- 3 cups flour
- 1 pack yeast
- 1/2 cup milk plus 1 tablespoon
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup butter melted
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 1/2 cup room temperature butter
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 cup finely grated coconut
- 1 cup walnuts
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon almond essence
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
- 2 tablespoons raisins
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- Place the flour,yeast,milk,salt,butter and maple syrup in a large bowl and mix,then form into a ball.
- Place the ball into a medium bowl and cover with a damp cloth. Let it rise for 1 hour.
- Then cut the dough into three pieces and then roll each piece out into a rectangle shape.
- Place the butter,sugar,coconut,walnuts,nutmeg,cinnamon,almond essence,vanilla essence,raisins and salt into a medium bowl and mix.
- Place the filling on the dough and roll it up on the long side and crimp the edges closed
- Repeat until all three pieces of dough are filled.
- Then attach all three logs of dough at the top and braid tightly down and crimp the ends.
- Brush with melted butter and then place the dough onto a baking sheet.
- Bake for 45 minutes or until the top is deep golden brown.
- Serve with dairy free milk or tea.