Monday, October 13, 2008
It's day 13 of Vegan Mofo and I have another recipe success from a fellow blogger. I have never made bagels before because for some reason I thought it would be an overly complicated process. Turns out bagels are easy to make and I thought the process was fun. You can find the complete recipe that I used here.
Step 1: Add ingredients to your bread maker and activate "dough cycle". I added some raisins for fun but no cinnamon because I am rationing cinnamon. Yes, you read that right... I am rationing spices. For the most part our food budget has not been too affected by increasing food costs because we are eating less packaged food and more whole foods. However, a walk down the spice isle showed me that we were not immune from every price increase. Plus our grocery store sells all their spices for 1/2 price for the month of November, so I am trying to wait it out!
Step 2: After the dough cycle finishes, separate the dough into 6 balls and roll each ball into a bagel shape:
Step 3: Boil each bagel in water for 2 minutes. I thought this picture was pretty cool- the bagels get all fluffed up while they are boiling.
Step 4:Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
These bagels were delicious! They were easily as good as any store-bought bagel I have ever eaten and they were so easy to make. This is now officially my go-to bagel recipe.