Begin by making your starter. And you’re mixing bowl, combine water, active dry yeast, and sugar. Stir until the yeast is dissolved in water, then allowed to say for 8 to 10 minutes, or until it begins to form.
Next, stir and brown sugar and oil. Using a dough hook on your mixer, add flour and salt. Gently sprinkle into your mixture while you stare until your flower is completely mixed into your mixture. Your dough should be sticky and pulling away from the address of your mixer. If it does not pull away from the edge of your mixture, sprinkle a little bit more flour into it and stir.
Knead your dough using your mixers dough hook for 4 to 5 minutes. If your mixer can’t handle it, roll it out onto a lightly floured surface and need your dough by hand.
Lightly oil a clean mixing bowl, and cover with a damp cloth. Placed into a warm dry location in a while your dough to rise until doubled in size. This should take between one and two hours.
After your dough has risen, gently divide it into approximately six balls. Take each ball and use your thumb to gently create a center opening. Then carefully make the opening wider and twist your bagels into the twisted bagel version. Lay your bagel twists on a lightly greased baking sheet, cover with a towel, and allow to rise.
Preheat your oven to 425°F.
You a large Dutch oven, or large pot, add your water and honey then stir in place over medium-high heat. Bring your mixture to a rolling boil. Boil each bagel 445 to 60 seconds on each side, then remove from the water. Place the boiled bagel twist back on their baking sheet.
After all of the bagels have been boiled, brush the top with the egg wash, and top with shredded cheese.
Bake in your oven at 425°F for approximately 20 minutes. Remove from the oven, serve, and enjoy once cooled.
Is cheddar cheese bagel twist may also be made in a bagel shape if desired. Simply leave your whole small and your dough in a rounded shape. These bagels may also be finished off with other toppings if desired. Simply add your toppings after your egg wash has been brushed on top.
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