Making Bagels

Remember how I said what I did last weekend was a “hole” lot of fun? Yes, well, now that I’ve finally stopped laughing from the pun, I’ve got a chance to post more about it. We made bagels! They were quite delish, and the whole wheat and sesame goodness lasted for several days later. Here are some pictures to commemorate the experience!

This is the dough once it was done rising:

The secret bagel ingredient! Apparently this is what makes it taste like a bagel and not like bread dough:

The sesame seeds that will eventually make it taste like a Robyn-approved item (I am a lover of all things sesame!):

The book the recipe came from:

The dough after it’s second relaxation period out of three total:

The thumb of yours truly, making bagel holes. Behold (Ha… get it?):

Malt syrup is also in the water that you boil the bagels in. Bagels are supposed to sink then rise again, but ours never sank. Ooops!

After dipping in sesame and baking in the oven, here is the final delicious result!

Posted by robyn on April 12th, 2008 under crafts

5 Responses to “Making Bagels”

  1. Lisa Clarke Says:

    Ooh, bagels! I’m a total bagel nut. It’s probably just as well that I don’t know how to make them myself, or I’d pudge up completely!

  2. Kristine Says:

    Mmm, those look delicious!

  3. Kim Says:

    Wow! Holesome, indeed. I want to chomp them.

  4. Dori Says:

    Me too. Is cream cheese production next?

  5. D.Lo Says:

    Dude, you so should bring the next batch into work. Looks delish!

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