Jalapeño Bagel Recipe

Enjoy a jalapeño bagel recipe that's easy to make from scratch.

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Add a little kick to your homemade breakfast with this Jalapeño Bagels recipe.

Jalapeño Bagels

1 1⁄2 cups warm water
4 teaspoons active dry yeast
1 1⁄2 teaspoons salt
1 tablespoon sugar
4 cups bread flour
1⁄3 cup fresh jalapeños, seeded and minced
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon dried red chili pepper flakes
1 egg, optional 

Water bath:

1 gallon water
1 tablespoon sugar 

Combine warm water, yeast, salt and 1 tablespoon sugar. Add flour, jalapeños and red chili pepper flakes; mix into a ball.

Knead for 10 to 12 minutes, adding more flour if necessary, until dough is stiff. Let dough rest for 10 minutes.

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