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Bagels

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Ingredients
  Warm water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Yeast 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 3 Teaspoon
  Whole wheat flour 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Honey 1 Tablespoon
  Water 3 Quart
  Cornmeal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1 , beaten
  Water 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Combine 2 cups warm water, honey, and yeast in Bosch bowl.
Let yeast activate.
Add salt and flour, and knead 10 minutes.
Cover, and let rise 45 minutes.
Remove from bowl, and divide into twelve equal portions.
Shape each into a smooth ball.
Poke fingers through center and shape into a doughnut with a large hole.
Place on a lightly floured surface.
Cover, and let rise 30 minutes.
In a large kettle, bring honey and 3 quarts water to a gentle boil.
Grease a baking sheet, and lightly sprinkle with cornmeal.
Gently lift bagels into boiling water.
Several may be boiled at one time.
Simmer 5 minutes, turning often.
Drain on paper toweling, and then transfer to baking sheets.
Brush with egg wash prepared with beaten egg yolk and 1 tablespoon water.
Sprinkle with sesame seeds, if desired.
Bake in a 400°F.oven for 35 to 40 minutes.
NOTE: For a lighter bagel, replace half the whole wheat flour with white.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Servings: 
1

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