A multi-purpose recipe that can be used to make a variety of bagels including savoury onion bagels (superb with cream cheese for lunches), sweet spiced fruit bagels (ideal toasted for breakfast) or just plain.
This recipe uses Cultured Guru’s sourdough bagel recipe/method, to which I’ve added fruit and whole meal flour to make a lovely breakfast bagel.
Makes 6 delicious bagels. Use any seeds for the top.
Everyone loves a gorgeous, chewy, shiny bagels, topped with poppy seeds and sesame seeds. Get the cream cheese and smoked salmon ready!
Delicious east coast style bagels
My first foray into authentic (boiled) bagels at home, using bread flour, yeast, and poppy seeds, and I didn't find the recipe too difficult. They turned out dense, chewy and delicious, and were gone pretty quickly. I usually use only sourdough, but I'm not sure proper bagels come without yeast (please feel free to comment and let me know!)