The question mark is because we haven’t tasted it yet! We’re saving these for Shabbos. I’ve made the Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day no-knead challah dough before, but that was during the holidays , so I just rolled them out quickly into spirals. This was my first attempt using the dough for something as formal as braids. My only concern is that I thought I felt a few lumps (hard spots) in the dough as I was rolling and forming the braids. Hopefully, they will not be noticeable in the finished product. They sure do look promising, in any event! Because the dough was so soft, the braids expanded quite a bit and even “ripped” a bit during baking. Frankly, I don’t mind. The loaves, though fully baked (I hope!) were still fairly soft when I took them off the pan – I had to use two hands to make sure they didn’t bend & fall apart in the middle. Hopefully all that softness will translate into excellent, sweet, yummy challah. If so, it will be a nice change from
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