Mix the following together and sit for 5 minutes
1.25 Cups of water
1 tsp Yeast
1 Tbs Sugar
Add the following into a food processor and blend until it forms a ball
3.5 Cups of White Flour
2 tsp Salt
Put the ball in a bowl and cover with a warm damp cloth for 1 hour
Cut into 8 pieces and form them into a bagel shape on a pan. Cover with a warm damp cloth and let rise for 1/2 hour.
Bring a pot of water to a boil and add 4 Tbs of sugar
Drop bagels into water for 30 seconds per side and place on a pan covered with parchment paper.
Optional : Brush bagel tops with either 50% water mixed with either egg white or an egg substitute and sprinkle on sesame seeds, or anything you’d like.
Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes