Baker’s Bagels


1 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup unbleached flour
1 package yeast — 1/4 ounce
1 cup chicken broth — warmed
1 tablespoon honey


1. Preheat oven to 375°.

2. In large bowl combine the whole wheat flour with the yeast. Add 2/3 cup chicken broth and honey and beat for about 3 minutes. Gradually add the remaining flour. Knead the dough for a few minutes until smooth and moist, but not wet (use reserve broth as necessary).

3. Cover the dough and let it rest for about 5 minutes. Divide the dough into about 15-20 pieces, rolling each piece into a smooth ball. Punch a hole into each ball with your finger
or end of spoon and gently pull the dough so the hole is about an 1/2″ wide. Don’t be too fussy here, the little bagels rise into shape when they bake.

4. Place all the bagels on a greased cookie sheet and allow to rise 5 minutes. Bake for 25 minutes. Turn the heat off and allow the bagels to cool in the oven.

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