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       Title: Bagels
  Categories: Breads, Original
    Servings: 12
       2 tb Yeast, dry; or
            -2 packages
   4 1/4 c  Flour; sifted
            -or as much as
            -4 1/2 cups
   1 1/2 c  Water; tepid
       3 tb Sugar
       1 tb Salt
   Combine water, sugar and salt.  Add yeast to mixture. Beat at low speed
   1/2 minute, scraping sides.  Beat 3 minutes on high speed. By hand,
 stir in
   enough remaining flour to make a moderately stiff dough. Turn out on
   floured board and knead until smooth. (5-8 min.) Let rest 15 minutes.
   into 12 portions.  Shape into smooth balls. With floured finger, punch
   hole in center and enlarge the hole working each into a uniform shape.
   rise 20 minutes.  In large kettle put one gallon water and one
   sugar.  Bring to boil, then reduce to a simmer. Drop 4-5 bagels in at a
   time cooking 3 1/2 minutes on each side for a total of seven minutes.
   Drain.  Place on ungreased sheet. Bake at 375 30-35 minutes.
   Debi LLora From Anne MacClellan disk 7/24/93