Making Bagel / Pretzels

Playing with bread dough today. My pretzels turned into bagels but not bothered. Over the moon at the result! I love baking!!! #baking #bread #vegetarian #homemade #happy
Here’s the recipe courtesy of Tasty Junior / Buzz Feed.

INGREDIENTS

1½ cups warm water1 tablespoon salt

1 tablespoon sugar

1 packet dry active yeast

4½ cups flour

3 tablespoons oil, divided

⅔ cup baking soda

2 eggs, beaten

Coarse salt

PREPARATION

1. Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C).

2. In a bowl, mix water, salt, and sugar until combined. Add yeast, and let rest 5 minutes until yeast starts to foam.

3. Add flour and 2 tablespoons of oil, and mix thoroughly until a dough forms. 4. Remove the dough and use the remaining oil to cover the bowl.

5. Cover bowl with plastic wrap, and leave in a warm place for 1 hour.

6. Cut dough into 8 pieces and roll them out into thin ropes, twisting the two ends to form a pretzel shape.

7. Add baking soda to a large pot of water, and bring to a rolling boil. Boil each pretzel for 30 seconds per side.

8. Transfer pretzels to a baking sheet, brush with egg wash, and sprinkle with salt. 9. Bake for 10-15 minutes, until golden brown.

10. Enjoy!

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