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Re: boiling bagels with honey

debunix <debunix@well.com>
Sun, 6 Apr 2008 11:09:35 -0700
>I heard that in Canada they boil bagels in water with honey added. 
>This sounds interesting. Has anyone tried this?

I think the point of the usual malt is just to add some sugar to the 
crust to improve the browning when baked.  Honey should be just as 
good as malt.

--diane in los angeles