Saturday, 21 June 2014

Fertility & Maternity Recipes

Cranberry Bagel


  • 600g strong white flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar or honey
  • 200g dried cranberries
  • 120 ml organic yeast or 1/2 teaspoon dried yeast
  • see ( for organic yeast recipe
  • 1 teaspoon salt 
  • 1 cup lukewarm water


  1. Mix flour, sugar, salt and cranberries in a large bowl. 
  2. Add yeast and water.
  3. Knead dough with hands till sticky.
  4. Place dough onto a floured flat worktop. 
  5. Knead dough firmly with hands for 15 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle with warm water if dough becomes too stiff to knead.
  7. Divide dough evenly into 6 round balls.
  8. Shape the dough into the shapes you like. 
  9. Leave enough space for dough to expand.
  10. Cover dough with cling film or a damp cloth to prevent drying.
  11. Let dough rest till twice the original size.
  12. While waiting, boil a large pot of water.
  13. Add a teaspoon of sugar and bring to simmer.
  14. Preheat oven at 180C.
  15. Drop dough in water 1-2 at a time when they are ready in size. 
  16. Let them float for 15 seconds on each side. Flip only once.
  17. Take dough out carefully and blot excess water.
  18. Arrange bagels onto a greased baking sheet.
  19. Bake in over for 15 minutes or till golden brown.


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