Best Homemade Bagels.
You can have Best Homemade Bagels using 6 ingredients and 11 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Best Homemade Bagels
- You need 1 C of + 3 tblsp warm water.
- It’s 1 1/2 C of + 2 tblsp flour.
- Prepare 3/4 tsp of salt.
- Prepare 1/2 tsp of sugar.
- It’s 2 tsp of yeast.
- Prepare of For egg wash, 1 egg and a dash of water whisked together.
Best Homemade Bagels step by step
- In a large bowl, combine the flour, salt, sugar and yeast.
- Stir in the warm water (you may need to add a tblsp or two more water, you want a dense sticky dough.
- On a lightly floured surface, knead the dough until smooth (3-4 minutes).
- Put the dough in an oiled bowl, flip to coat..let rise for 1 hour.
- Deflate dough and divide into 4 portions, let rest for 5 minutes.
- While the dough is resting, bring a large pot of water to a hard simmer…add 3 tblsp of baking soda to the water..also at this time preheat your oven to 400*.
- With wet hands, form each portion into a ball and make a large hole in the center.
- Using a utensil as shown, lower 2 dough balls at a time into the simmering water.
- Simmer for 3 minutes, flip, and simmer 3 more minutes…carefully remove to a parchment lined baking sheet.
- When all 4 bagels have been boiled, add the egg wash (light covering).
- Bake for 20 minutes.