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fresh baked, golden brown bagels on baking sheet. Made using a bread machine.

Bread Machine Bagels

Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bagels, bread machine
Prep Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours
Servings: 10
Calories: 145kcal
Author: Laureen King
Making fresh homemade bagels is so easy using a bread machine.
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  • 1 cup water
  • 1 ½ teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 1 teaspoon bread machine yeast
  • 1 egg for egg wash
  • 1 tbsp water for egg wash


  • Place first 5l ingredients in order listed into bread machine pan.
  • Do not mix!
  • Insert baking pan securely into baking unit, close lid.
  • Select dough setting on breadmaker, push start button.
  • When cycle is complete, remove dough from pan and transfer to lightly floured surface.
  • Divide dough into 10 -12 equal portions.
  • Roll into balls, then using thumbs make a hole in the center of each ball, working dough until hole is about 1 inch.
  • Place on a greased baking sheet.
  • Grease top of each bagel with soft butter. Cover with wax paper and dry towel, let rise for 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, bring 3 quarts of water and 1 tablespoon sugar to a boil.
  • Reduce heat, lower bagels into water, as many as can fit
  • Simmer 1-2 minutes per side.
  • Drain on paper towel, then, place on greased baking sheet.
  • Brush lightly with egg wash. Prepare egg wash by whisking together 1egg and 1 tbsp. water.
  • Bake 400ยบ F for 25 to 30 minutes until golden brown.


Calories: 145kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 241mg | Potassium: 48mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.4mg