Do you yearn for a challah that looks perfectly braided — but don’t want to spend the time it takes to braid the separate strands together?

We have to confess that in the whole challah-making process, the kneading and the rising and the delayed gratification the whole enterprise demands seems to be the hardest part.

But if it is the braiding that gets you down, braid in sorrow no more! TheKosherCook.com sells a silicon pan in the shape of a perfectly braided challah. Now you can just take a lump of dough, put it in the pan, and — voila! — perfect faux braids!

Plus, it can do double duty as a Jello or chopped liver mold. You can even use it to make challah-shaped giant ice cubes.

What will they think of next?