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Chocolate Chip Bagels
Written by emilyc

Don’t let homemade bagels intimidate you. It’s a 2 day process, but that’s the only overwhelming part. It’s all worth it when you’re left with orange scented chocolate chip bagels, though, right? Recipe and image via Take A Megabite.

Chocolate Chip Bagels


sponge  –
1 t yeast
big pinch of sugar
4 cups unbleached bread flour
2 1/2 cups water, room temperature

dough –
1/2 t yeast
3 3/4 cups unbleached bread flour
2 3/4 t salt
zest from 1 orange
1 T maple syrup
1 1/2-2 cups chocolate chips

for finishing –
1 T baking soda
cornmeal (for dusting the baking sheets)
cream cheese, jam, or butter to serve

For preparation directions, click here.

About the author


Emily is a New Yorker trapped in a Floridian's body and loves every minute of her big city life. With a major in international business and years of being surrounded by ill-fitting suits and all the wrong shoes, she learned that the importance of fashion needs to be communicated to the world. To her, fashion is on the same level as charity work and feeding hungry children. Emily can be found frolicking the streets of her gayborhood enjoying the off-color humor of the gays.

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