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       Title: Challah - (Holiday Twist Bread)
  Categories: Diabetic, Holidays, Breads/bm
       Yield: 18 servings
  
       1 pk (or 1 tablespoon) Active Dry      1/2 ts Salt
            -Yeast                              1    Egg
       2 tb Sugar                               2 tb Vegetable Oil
     1/4 c  Warm Water (110 to 115          1 1/4 c  Water
            -degrees)                           1    Egg, beaten
       2 c  All-Purpose Flour                   1 tb Poppy Seeds
       2    To 2-1/2 c Whole Wheat Flour   
  
    Dissolve the yeast and sugar in the 1/4 cup of warm water. Let stand
   for 5 minutes.
   
    Combine the flours and salt in a mixing bowl.  Make a well in the
   center of the flour mixture and add the egg, oil, yeast mixture and
   remaining 1-1/4 cups of water. Mix well. Knead the dough on a floured
   board, adding more whole wheat flour until the dough is smooth and
   elastic. Place in an oiled bowl. Cover with a damp towel and let rise
   until doubled, about 1 hour.
   
    Divide the dough into three parts.  Roll each third into a strip
   about 15 inches long.  Braid the strips together and place on a
   lightly-oiled baking sheet.
    Brush with the beaten egg.  Sprinkle on the poppy seeds. Cover and
   let rise until doubled.
   
    Bake in a 375-degree oven for 40 to 45 minutes, or until golden
   brown.
   
    Serves 18
   
    One Serving = Calories: 115 Carbohydrates: 21 Protein: 4 Fat: 2
   Sodium: 59 Potassium: 74 Cholesterol: 15
   
    Exchange Value: 1-1/2 Bread Exchanges Source: Holiday Cookbook,
   American Diabetes Association, ISBN 0-13-024894-0, by Betty Wedman,
   M.S.,R.D.
  
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