3/4 cup water -- + 2 tbsp
1 teaspoon lemon juice
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
2 1/2 cups bread flour
1 3/4 teaspoons active dry yeast
Glaze: 1 whole egg -- beaten
Place ingredients in bread machine, use dough setting, when setting completed remove dough from pan (if not using a bread machine, knead dough for ~5 minutes and let rise in warm place).
Place dough on lightly floured surface. Punch and knead for 5-10 minutes until smooth. Cut into 5 equal pieces. Fromeach piece form a ball and make a hole in each using your thumbs. Stretch until smooth and hole is about 1 inch. Place bagels on greased baking sheet and let rise covered for 10 minutes. Heat oven to 400F, boil 6 cupos of water in a large saucepan or skilltet. Cook bagels 2 at the time for 3 minutes turining once. Place bagels on greased sheet. Brush with beaten egg and spri
nkle with favorite toppings. Bake at 400F for 20-25 minutes until deep golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.