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Whole Wheat Challah (Vegan, and Oil Free)

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Servings 1 loaf


  • 1 1/2 cups non-dairy milk
  • 1 packet active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup date sugar
  • 2 tbsp milled flax seed
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • 4 cups whole wheat flour


  • Heat non-dairy milk until it is lukewarm. Whisk in date sugar and yeast and let sit 5-10, or until bubbly.
  • Add remaining ingredients, adding more flour, if necessary, if dough is too sticky. Knead 10 minutes by hand or 5 minutes by KitchenAid or other mixer with a dough hook.
  • Cover and place in a warm location until doubled in size.
  • Punch down and braid into desired shape.
  • Place on a parchment lined baked sheet and let rise again for 30-60 minutes.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour, or until golden brown.