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Bagel

ring-shaped bread made by boiling then baking the dough

Many people ask what the difference is between a bagel and a doughnut. Both are ring-shaped breads. Bagels however, are first boiled to give them a "skin", then baked like normal breads. Doughnuts are fried in oil.

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