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Blueberry Bagels Recipe

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword bagels
Prep Time 3 hours
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 1 pack yeast
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 ¼ cup warm water
  • 3 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup flour (for dusting blueberries)
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup blueberries

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, mix 1 ¼ cup warm water and 2 tbsp sugar.
  2. Pour in 1 pack of yeast and allow to rest for 5 minutes and it gets foamy.
  3. In a bowl,mix 3 ½ cups all purpose flour and 1 ½ tsp salt.
  4. Make a well in the center and pour the water and yeast mixture.
  5. Mix well.
  6. In a small dish, coat 1 cup blueberries with ¼ cup flour.
  7. Fold the blueberries into the bagel dough.
  8. Knead, by hand or with a mixer, for about 10 minutes.
  9. Cover and let rise about 1 - 1 ½ hours or until it has doubled in size.
  10. Divide the dough into 8 balls.
  11. Using your thumb, make a hole in the center.
  12. Set on a baking sheet and let rise for 30 minutes.
  13. While the bagels are rising, in a stock pot, boil water.
  14. After their last rise, put the bagel in the boiling water. Flip after 1 minute and allow to boil on the other side for 1 minute. (For extra chewy bagels, allow 2 minutes per side.)
  15. Put back on a baking sheet. Bake at 425 for 20 minutes.