Whole Wheat Bagels

February 5, 2011 at 3:23 pm Leave a comment

1 cup warm water
3 cups flour (2 whole wheat and 1 AP or bread flour, approximately)
1 tablespoon white sugar
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoon yeast

Proof yeast in warm water and white sugar
add flour and salt and mix into a manageable dough
knead dough for 10 minutes, you may need to flour counter
let the dough rest, covered for 15 minutes

Cut smoothed and rested dough into 6 – 8 even pieces
shape into balls
then form the hole with your thumb and forefinger and stretching the bagel
let them rise, covered on greased baking sheet for 20 minutes

Preheat oven to 425°
bring 1 gallon of water + brown sugar to a boil
reduce heat and bring water to a simmer
boil each bagel for 1 minute on each side, the bagels will float
remove from water with a slotted spoon
set on a towel to drain
dip damp bagel in a plate of any topping of your choice at this time
place on greased cookie sheet
bake for approximately 15 minutes, until golden brown


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