WHOLE WHEAT BAGELS Ingredients

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1 ½ c warm water (a little warmer than your body temperature- 110 degrees) 4 ½ t active dry yeast (or 2 packets) 3 T sugar 2 t salt 2 c bread flour 1 ½ - 2 c whole wheat flour Egg wash: 1 egg white and 1T water Toppings: 4 tsp each of dried garlic, dried onion, poppy seeds and sesame seeds and 2 tsp kosher salt

all mixed together in a bowl. Instructions

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Dissolve sugar in water and add yeast. Let stand until the mixture bubbles, a few minutes Meanwhile, sift together the bread flour, 1 ½ c of the whole wheat flour, and salt. Make a well in the

center and add the yeast mixture. Stir to combine. Turn onto a lightly floured surface and knead for about 5 minutes, adding extra whole wheat flour as needed. 3. hour. 4. Divide dough into small pieces with a bench scraper/knife. Shape each into a ball and allow to relax for Place dough in a large, greased bowl. Cover and set in a warm place- let rise until doubled size, about an

a few minutes. 5. Flatten each round with the palm f your hand. With thumb press deep into the center of bagel and tear

open a hole in the center with your fingers. Pull the hole open. Cover bagels with a kitchen towel and let rest for about 10 minutes. 6. 7. 8. Preheat oven to 400. Bring about 2 quarts of water to a boil and add 1 T of sugar. Reduce heat to maintain a gentle simmer. Put 2-3 bagels at a time in to the simmering water for about 30 seconds, turning once. Drain and place

on parchment-lined baking sheets. 9. Brush with egg wash and sprinkle with toppings. Using a spatula or your fingers- flip bagels over and

repeat with egg wash and toppings. 10. Bake for 30-35 mins or until browned.