1 The heavy duty mixer with a dough hook a heavy duty electric mixer with a dough hook will make short work of mixing small or large batches of dough quickly.
2 Combine the warm liquid (110-115 degrees), syrup, honey or sugar, oil and yeast, and then add half the flour and all other dry ingredients.
3 Add remaining flour until a ball forms.
4 The dough hook will do part or all of the kneading, which should take about 5 minutes.
5 If the dough begins to strain the machine, add more water so it becomes softer (check your manufacturer"s directions; a heavy duty mixer with a dough hook should have no problem kneading).
6 When dough appears near desired consistency, remove it from the bowl and knead in extra dough until it forms a soft ball.
7 Follow the same first rise procedures as in the hand mixing or food processor methods.
8 If a fast-rising yeast is used, the first rise is not necessary.
9 Proceed to step 2: shape bagels