Sourdough Everything Bagels

Sourdough Everything Bagels

Bagels are never a bad idea, but EVERYTHING bagels are the move in my opinion. Growing up my Dad loved an everything bagel, cream cheese, and lox. It was always a rare but special occasion for us, so when I asked him what he wanted for the holidays I wasn’t super surprised when he asked if I could make bagels… good question Pops. Surprisingly, they are much easier than you might think – although it IS a process, it’s can also be pretty simple…

Sourdough Everything Bagels

easy to make, easy to enjoy, these bagels are all you need 😉
Prep Time6 hrs
Cook Time20 mins
Servings: 9 bagels


  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 cup sourdough starter make sure it's active and bubbly
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup warm water


  • add all the ingredients into a kitchen aid bowl (if your using one); use the dough hook to knead the dough on speed level 1 for 7 minutes; if doing by hand, add all the ingredients to a large bowl and knead for about 10-15 minutes
  • lightly spritz the dough with water, form into a ball, and let rest in the bowl covered with a towel for about 5 hours
  • take the dough out of the bowl and place onto a lightly floured surface
  • form the dough into a rectangular shape, and use a bench knife to cut it into equal halves and then equal size strips of dough
  • form each strip into a bagel by rolling it into a ball, then poking a hole through the center, and gently shaping it
  • meanwhile, boil about 5 cups of water with 2 tbsp baking soda
  • once the water is boiling, drop 2-3 bagels into the pot at a time. they should float to the surface within a minute; use a slotted spoon to remove bagels from water and place onto a lined baking sheet (use parchement paper) then sprinkle heavily with everything but the bagel seasoning (from Trader Joe's)
  • bake at 450F for 18-20 minutes

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