Whole Wheat Bagels
ready in: 1-2 hrs
recipe id: 65131
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1 1/4 cup boiling water
3 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon salt
2 tablespoons yeast
1/4 cup lukewarm water
4 cups whole wheat flour, more if needed
Combine boiling water, honey, salt in large bowl. Cool to lukewarm.
Dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup warm water, add to honey mixture when it has cooled. Stir in 2 cups flour and beat well to develop gluten. Add remaining flour, kneading well till smooth and elastic. Shape dough into balls. Poke a hole in the middle of each one. Cover with dry cloth, let sit 30 minutes.
In a large kettle of salted water, boil water, boil bagels, 4 or 5 at a time, for 7 minutes, turning once with slotted spoon. Place on ungreased sheet, bake at 375 degrees F for 30 to 35 minutes.
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