Lea Carriere


Add 1/4 cup bacon bits and 1/2 cup cheese to flour before adding liquid for a good and hearty sandwich bun...


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40 Min
40 Min
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4 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 pkg
active dry yeast
1 1/2 c
water, warm 110 degrees
3 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
1/4 c
bacon bits
1/2 c
grated cheese of your choice

How to Make Bagels


  • 1In a large bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups flour, yeast and water
  • 2Mix the rest of the flour with 3 tbsp. sugar and salt
  • 3Using a mixer with dough hooks beat for 1.5 minutes at low speed,scraping sides of the bowl clean. Beat at higher speed for 3 more minutes
  • 4Now hand mix enough flour to make a moderately stiff dough.
  • 5Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic 8-10 min, cover and let rise 15 min.
  • 6Cut into 12 equal portions, shape into smooth balls. poke a hole in the center with your finger, gently working the whole bigger while making a uniform shape.
  • 7Cover and let rise for 20 min. Meanwhile, start a gallon of water boiling putting the remaining 1 tbsp of sugar in the water. mix around a bit to reduce to simmering.
  • 8Put 4-5 in at a time, cook for 7 minutes turning once. Remove from water and drain.
  • 9Place on greased baking sheet and bake at 375 for 30-35 minutes. Remove from pan and eat hot or cold.

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About Bagels

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Canadian
Hashtags: #flour, #bread

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