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
Stove Top


  • 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


  1. In a large bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups flour, yeast and water
  2. Mix the rest of the flour with 3 tbsp. sugar and salt
  3. Using 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
  4. Now hand mix enough flour to make a moderately stiff dough.
  5. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic 8-10 min, cover and let rise 15 min.
  6. Cut 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.
  7. Cover 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.
  8. Put 4-5 in at a time, cook for 7 minutes turning once. Remove from water and drain.
  9. Place 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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