Homemade sourdough bagels

These tasty homemade bagels are the perfect start to any day!

24 hrs
24 hrs 18 min
15-18 mins cooking


Poaching Liquid


  1. In a Kitchenaid mixing bowl blend sourdough starter, flour, maple syrup, salt and water for 3 minutes.
  2. The mixture should develop into a firm bread dough and come away from the bowl.
  3. Remove and put into a separate bowl with a splash of olive oil.
  4. Cover with plastic wrap and let double in size. (Should take a couple of hours) Fold each side into the middle. Now repeat.
  5. Refrigerate overnight.
  6. Remove from the fridge and roll into long ropes 1 inch thick.
  7. Tear and roll around the hand, let rest.
  8. In a stockpot simmer honey and water.
  9. Poach the raw bagels for 1 minute each side.
  10. Remove and bake at 425 for 15 minutes. Remove and let rest on a rack.
  11. Cut in half, smoother in butter and enjoy.

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