Ready in 45 minutes
All time favorite. We stand at the oven with the butter ready to go for when it comes out of the oven.
Tip: Another recipe with the exact-same name "Challah" ranks higher.
Place ingredients in bread machine on dough cycle.
Divide dough into 3 pieces; roll them into strands and braid them. Dover and let rise for approximately 45 minutes. Brush top with a beaten egg and sprinkle with poppy seeds, if you wish. Bake at 375? for 45 minutes.