Homemade Bagel Recipes

Learning how to make bagels is where my love affair with baking and bread making began. Once you realize how easy it is, you’ll never buy store bought ones again. My standard plain water bagel recipe takes less than 3 hours to make, including at least an hour of resting time. Here you’ll find that basic recipe, plus lots of variations on it — from rosemary olive oil to pumpkin bagels.