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How to Put Your Leftover Challah to Good Use

December 11, 2015

Like wine, cheese, blue jeans, and the last person you know who had a milestone birthday, it could be argued that challah gets better with age. If your loaf, which made its first golden appearance on the dinner table last night, was a little dry when you went after it for toast this morning, rejoice: If you thought it was good in yesterday's just-baked state, just wait until you see what it does tomorrow.

Make these 11 recipes that are even better than fresh challah (really):

Make it breakfast:

Bell-less, Whistle-less Damn Good French Toast by Kayb

Photo by James Ransom

Crispy Salt and Pepper French Toast by aliyaleekong

Photo by James Ransom

French Toast Sticks by Riddley Gemperlein-Schirm

Photo by James Ransom

Strata with Sausage and Greens by Merrill Stubbs

Photo by James Ransom

Make it pudding:

Savory Mushroom Bread Pudding by Donna

Photo by Linda Xiao

Challah Bread Pudding with Raspberries by Kendra Vaculin

Photo by Bobbi Lin

Persimmon Walnut Bread Pudding by Melina Hammer

Photo by Melina Hammer

Make it dinner:

Winter Panzanella with Orange, Roasted Beets, and Pomegranate Seeds by Ann S

Photo by James Ransom

Tuscan Ribollita by Sonali aka the Foodie Physician

Photo by Bobbi Lin

Savory Seedy Croutons by Kitchen Frau

Photo by James Ransom

Sopa de Ajo (Garlic Soup) by Marian Bull

Photo by Eric Moran

Share your best challah revival strategies in the comments.

1 Comment

SweetArlene May 17, 2017
There are food pantries around the country that accept baked goods from home kitchens. This is a great opportunity to practice our skills and provide needy families with fresh baked breads and pastries, which they may have little access to. Check with your local food pantry and ask if they accept home baked goods.