Added to shopping list. Dip the tops of the wet bagels into the toppings and arrange them, seeds up, on the baking sheet. Remove risen dough from paper with oiled fingers and gently slide, rounded side up, into the water. Bake 12 minutes then cool on a rack. Fully developed dough should form a thin translucent "windowpane.
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Mmmm, warm, crunchy bread with soft doughy centers. It's hard to go wrong with these delicious, breakfast and snack-time circles of joy. The only thing better than a bagel is a bagel topped with something tasty. In fact, I never eat a bagel plain, even a flavored one. I always put either cream cheese, peanut butter, or at the very least butter, on mine. To comment on this article, you must sign in or sign up and post using a HubPages Network account.
Be sure to cut the bagel in half at its crease. I have a friend who started a small fire by putting an entire bagel into one slot of the toaster. I have found that bagels hold their toppings best when the bagel is not toasted too dark. Set the toaster's knob to a lower setting, a little below the middle point. This may mean you'll have to toast the bagel twice, but the extra time to toast the bagel perfectly will be worth it.
The bagel should come out a light golden brown on the inside, and its outside should be slightly crunchy. This will make it easy to spread butter and toppings as they will gently melt into the bagel's crevices. Toast and spread with butter or cream cheese first. Then sprinkle with one part cinnamon to two parts sugar. How to Make Flavored Cream Cheese. Lunch and Dinner Bagel Ideas. Spread each half bagel with pizza sauce. Layer mozzarella cheese and pepperoni sausage on top.
Toast in oven for ten minutes. Mix tuna and mayonnnaise and spread on each bagel half. Layer a tomato slice and cheese on each half. Toast in over for about ten minutes. Cook frozen or fresh meatballs and cut into thin slices. Spread each bagel half with spaghetti sauce and layer slices of meatball. Top with mozzarella cheese and toast in oven for ten minutes. Different Types of Bagels.
For ideas about how to flavor your cream cheese, see below. I spread peanut butter on a wheat bagel every morning for breakfast. Delicious alone or combined with peanut butter or cream cheese. Works on its own because it is so creamy and smooth. Delicious on a not-too-sweet bagel, like plain or whole wheat.
Place jug back in the bowl with new hot tap water and leave to rise 15 mins. Line a pan with baking paper and lightly grease the paper. Remove plastic wrap from jug, grease one side and set aside for later. Form into a ball and stick your finger into the centre to create a hole. Spin on your finger s , stretching and turning to create an even ring.
Set on prepared pan, cover with the greased side of the plastic and place pan over a bowl of hot tap water. When the 15 mins has elapsed bring simmer solution ingredients to a boil in a small frying pan. Remove risen dough from paper with oiled fingers and gently slide, rounded side up, into the water. Simmer the floating dough for 1 min, flip gently with a fork and simmer a further 1 minute. Flip back, immediately lift with two forks to drain, place back on greased paper and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
After kneading for 2 minutes, flatten dough out with your hand, sprinkle over cinnamon and raisins, roll up to enclose and knead for a further minute. I love the idea of single servings but I was thinking the same thing. One bagel would not be enough. I would probably be looking for one each day. I like that you tried out one of my single serving recipes! Glad you enjoyed it. I particularly love the trick of putting the bowl in warm water. Genius idea, particularly on a cold morning.
As a native Montrealer, I can affirm that bagels are indeed a touchy subject ;-. Wanted to drop in and say hello — I discovered your blog and delicious quinoa stir-fry through Sally bewitching kitchen. Also, I love your video! What a fun way to document all of the steps without just posting a ton of pictures in a row. JJ, I love this idea! I make all kinds of bread all the time, and I eat way too much of it. This could be the way for breadaholics like me to take control!
Fabulous recipe to pick and such lovely photos too! Well I will have to try these but of course I will have to multiply the recipe to get 4 servings or else make it when no one else is home and hide all the evidence LOL. What a great idea to possibly keep me from overindulging.
I think this is the best group D recipe yet! What a great idea to make a bagel for one. How cool that there is a recipe for a bagel for one!!! Looks beautiful and your photography is stunning as always. What a fabulous video montage! I can hardly wait to try this recipe. I have to try this, I love bagels! Oh JJ how clever you are!
I think making one at a time is a good thing with recipes this delicious. Awww I miss proper bagels! This is absolutely brilliant! Your email address will not be published.
Honey Wholewheat Bagel for One While it is slightly shortsighted to make only one bagel, it is also insanely satisfying and delicious. Bake 12 mins and cool on rack. All the details Place a glass measuring jug in a bowl of hot tap water. Bake 12 minutes then cool on a rack.
Add the baking soda to the water before it reaches boiling otherwise it will act like a kindergarden volcano experiment. Trust me on this.