Great British Bake Off 2010 winner, Edd Kimber, shows us how to make these distinctive bread buns with seeded toppings
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How to freeze bagels
Once baked, you can freeze the bagels for up to two months. Simply wrap individually first in cling film and then foil. Defrost at room temperature.
The science of bagel-making
Adding bicarbonate of soda to the water contributes to the ‘shine’ and ‘chew’ of the finished bagel crust.
How to make sweet bagels
To make sweet cinnamon bagels, add 1 tbsp extra sugar and 2 tsp ground cinnamon when mixing in step 1.
Different toppings for your bagels
Edd used sesame seeds on his bagels, but vary this as you like – try linseed, poppy, pumpkin or sunflower seeds – or a mixture.