Homemade Everything Bagels
There’s something truly special about the aroma of freshly baked bagels wafting through your kitchen on a lazy morning. Dive into the delightful journey of crafting your very own Homemade Everything Bagels – a culinary experience that combines the warmth of baking with the artistry of cooking.
- 4 cups high-gluten flour
- 1½ cups warm water
- 2 tsp active dry yeast
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 2 tsp salt
- 1 egg, beaten (for egg wash)
- Sesame seeds, poppy seeds, dried garlic, dried onion, flaky salt (for topping)
- In a bowl, mix warm water and sugar. Sprinkle yeast over the mixture and let it sit for 5-10 minutes, until frothy.
- Add flour and salt to a larger mixing bowl. Pour in the yeast mixture and knead the dough until smooth.
- Divide the dough into 8 equal parts and shape them into bagels. Let them rise for 20 minutes.
- Preheat your oven and bring a pot of water to a gentle boil.
- Boil each bagel for 1-2 minutes on each side. Brush with egg wash and sprinkle your choice of toppings.
- Bake the bagels until they turn golden brown.
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 8 delicious bagels
Enjoy the crispiness of the crust and the chewy goodness of the interior, all perfectly seasoned with the classic “everything” topping.
Nutrition information: Calories per serving – 240, Carbohydrates – 48g, Protein – 8g, Fat – 1g
Indulge in the satisfaction of creating your Homemade Everything Bagels from scratch. Whether you’re savoring them warm from the oven or toasting them the next day, these bagels will wrap you in comfort and flavor. Share the love by serving them to your family, or proudly display your bagel-making prowess at your next brunch gathering. Remember, the heart of a perfect bagel lies not just in its taste but in the joy of making it.