Orange Cranberry Bagels Bread Machine

“I have modified some other bagel recipes to come up with this one. I often substitute 1 1/2 cups freshly ground whole wheat flour for 1 1/2 cups of the bread flour. Good either way.”
8-16 bagels

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place orange juice, salt, sugar, flour, cardamon, and yeast in the bread machine in the order recommended by the manufacturer. Select dough setting or dough/raisin setting.
  2. Add the dried cranberries after the first mixing or at the "beep" of the dough/raisin setting.
  3. When cycle is complete, let dough rest on a lightly floured surface.
  4. Cut dough into 8 equal pieces for large bagels or 16 for mini bagels.
  5. Roll each piece into a small ball. Flatten balls.
  6. Poke a hole in the middle of each with your thumb. Enlarge the hole and even out the dough around the hole.
  7. Cover bagels with a clean cloth and let rest for 10 minutes.
  8. While dough is resting, Bring 3 quarts of water to boil in a large pot. Stir in 3 Tablespoons of sugar.
  9. Sprinkle an ungreased baking sheet with cornmeal.
  10. Carefully transfer bagels to boiling water a few at a time. Boil for one minute, turning half way through. Drain on a clean towel covered cooling rack.
  11. Arrange boiled bagels on prepared baking sheet.
  12. Bake in preheated 375 degree oven for 20-25 minutes until browned.

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