February 24 Bagels

With Google Express delivering barley malt from Whole Foods yesterday, information pills bagel tests continue.   While this batch is slightly over baked at 22 min and 400 degrees F, progress is being made.

Formula is 55% hydration, 5% barley malt, 2% salt and 1.25% instant yeast.  Cold ferment for bulk overnight in the refrigerator.  One hour final proof, boil in baked baking soda water solution for 30 seconds each side, and in the oven.

Post boil:

Post final proof:

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