Autumn Pear Challah

Ingredients for dough

  • The Challah Box

Ingredients for pear mixture (enough for 2 challahs)

  • 1 finely chopped small pear
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg or more to taste
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  1. While dough is rising, prepare your pear mixture:
  2. Peel and finely dice the pear
  3. Cook covered and simmer for ten minutes 
  4. Add vanilla, sugar, nutmeg and a pinch of salt & continue to cook until soft
  5. After dough has risen and pear mixture has cooled, add pear mixture to dough and knead into dough.  Braid. 
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  7. Egg wash and let rise for 30-45 minutes
  8. Egg wash again
  9. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown.