Bagels

   
 
Bagles
  Bagels are really quite easy to make with our bread mix and are delicious! Finally a real bagel!
   
  Ingredients:
   
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1 pkg, approx. 2⅔ cups (380 g) Mina's Purely Divine Bread Mix
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1 cup (237 g) warm water
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2¼ tsp (7 g) yeast
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1 tsp + 1 Tbsp (18.6 g) sugar, divided
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2 tsp (4 g) vegetable oil
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2 Tbsp (4 g) molasses
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3 quarts water
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1 egg white, whisked (optional)
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sesame or poppy seeds for toppings
   
  Preparation:
   
  Add to mixer bowl, 1 cup warm water, 1 tsp of sugar and the yeast.
  Whisk and let rest for 10 minutes.
  Add to yeast mixture; 1 cup of  bread mix, the rest of the sugar, the oil and mix well.
  Add last 1⅔ cups of bread mix.
  Mix on medium high for 5 minutes. 
  Scrape out on a lightly oiled surface.
  Form dough into a log.
  Cut into 6 large or 12 small pieces.
  Roll each piece with lightly oiled hands into a 6" rope.
  Shape in a circle, crimping edges.
  Arrange bagels on parchment paper.
  Cover with oiled plastic wrap. Let rise in warm draft free area for 30 minutes.
  Preheat oven to 450ºF.
  Bring 3 quarts of water to a slow boil. 
  Dough will be very tender at this point.
  Gently using oiled hands or spatula drop each bagel one at a time into the water.
  Boil in small batches, do not crowd. 
  Simmer for 30 seconds on each side, flip over once.
  Drain on rack for 5 minutes.
  Brush with whisked egg white (optional).
  Sprinkle the toppings on at this point.
  Bake on lightly greased cookie sheet for 20 to 25 minutes for large bagels and 15 minutes for small bagels.
   
  Cool on rack.
   
         
         
   
   
  Yield: 6 large bagels or 12 small bagels.