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My first time making bagels, and I couldn't have asked for a better recipe! Thank you so much Karen. It was easy to follow, and turned out wonderful! I used cinnamon and raisins..yummy! and I got 12 small bagels (very cute looking).. no more buying bagels for me :o)
I admit it. I am an addict. Got addicted to bagels while I was in PA visiting my daughter. Cant buy them here, so I thought I would have a try at making them. It is a very easy to follow recipe, and the results were better then expected. I sprinkled 4 with pepper steak spice, 4 with sesame seeds and dried garlic, and the other four, the best four, I sprinkled with Old Bay seasoning, which I bought in the USA, as there is no such thing in Oz. I have just eaten 2, with lashings of cream cheese. Straight out the oven, they were sooooo good. Breakfast will be toasted bagel. lunch will be bagel and cold meat.:) thanks, great, easy to follow, and wonderful results
It would be great to know how many ounces/grams/teaspoons yeast are in the package.
I make these about once a week for my boyfriend.. we both LOVE them. Thank you!! I never thought I would ever make my own bagels..yeyyy!!
Absolutely amazing, I boiled mine with some brown sugar and topped them of with a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar since I made cinnamon raisin ones. Recipe is a keeper. Cannot believe I made bagels :)
Yay!! Another item else off my culinary bucket list. These were so much easier than I expected and fun to make. I left some plain, topped some with lightly toasted sesame seeds and a few with a tiny bit of minced fresh garlic, dried minced onion, sesame seeds, dried basil and kosher salt. Yum....My one issue is that they were a little on the flat side. I'm not sure if I made the hole too big, or if I should have let them rise again a bit after putting the hole in them. In any case, they tasted so good and I'll be making these again. Thanks for sharing the recipe.
This recipe is good, and this is the first time I've made bagels. For some reason, the finished product came out a little flat (literally), and I had very narrow bagels. My yeast was fine, and I had a great rise...so not sure what happened. I will definitely make these again. Thank you for posting. :)
I can't believe I made these! And it was so easy. They taste so good too. They were really fun to make - the boiling step was something I never did for a baked item. I was afraid mine would just dissolve in the simmering water, but they didn't. When baked, they were a bit out of round, but you still could tell they were bagels. I used my bread machine for the dough following flirtyfunchick's method. Worked perfectly. We ate them with cream cheese and smoked salmon. I will be making these again. Great recipe for beginners.
I love bagels so I was really excited to try this recipe. It was my first time working with yeast so I'm not sure I did everything correctly but I followed the directions to the best of my ability...and it came out OK. I ate them. They certainly looked good, but this is not the special recipe I was looking for.
Excellent recipe, my kids and I LOVE them. I agree with some other comments about the only thing I would want to change if possible is a slight strong smell of yeast. I wonder if cutting back on some would give the same results? Either way, I will make these rather then buy from now on. I use a wooden spoon handle to make the hole and gently stretch the dough outwards from the center and the dough is very easy to manage. Thanks so much Karen!