Homemade Cinnamon raisin Bagels, an easy delicious bagel recipe. The perfect breakfast, snack or anytime food/anitalianinmykitchen.com
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Make it Happen - Homemade Cinnamon Raisin Bagels

Make it Happen - Homemade Cinnamon Raisin Bagels, an easy delicious bagel recipe. The perfect breakfast, snack or anytime food.
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 7 servings
Calories: 279kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen


  • 1 tablespoon honey 21 grams
  • 1 teaspoon yeast 3 grams
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 8 1/2 grams
  • 1 cup + 2 tablespoons lukewarm water 255 grams
  • 3 1/2 cups bread flour 454 grams
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla 5 ml
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon 6 grams
  • 1/4 cup raisins (plump them up by letting them sit in hot warm for 10-15 minutes, drain) 40 grams


  • In a small bowl mix together cinnamon, vanilla and raisins.
  • In a small bowl mix together water and yeast let sit for approximately 5 minutes.
  • In the mixing bowl of a stand up mixer add flour, salt, honey, then add yeast mixture and cinnamon mixture, mix at lowest speed with the dough hook attachment, until dough just starts to come together, approximately 3-4 minutes. Increase speed to medium low and continue for approximately 8-10 minutes until dough is smooth and stiff.
  • Remove dough to a lightly floured flat surface and divide into 7 portions. Roll into a ball, cover and let rest for 10 minutes.
  • Form each of the balls into a rope approximately 10 inches (25 centimeters) long and shape into a circle, join the ends, (the ends should over lap by about 1 inch (2 1/2 centimeters) (damp the ends with water for them to stick together).
  • Dust a large cookie sheet lightly with flour, place rings on sheet, cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight 12-18 hours.
  • Remove from fridge and let sit for 1 hour.
  • Pre-heat oven to 420° degrees (210° celsius).
  • In a large pot add 8 cups of water and 3/4 tablespoon of honey bring to a boil.
  • Add bagel rings 2 or 3 at a time, boil for 60 seconds, turn over and boil for another 60 seconds.
  • Remove and drain on a wire rack.
  • Place boiled bagels on cookie sheet, brush with beaten egg and bake for approximately 15-20 minutes or until golden, if bagels are not golden underneath, flip over and bake for another 5 minutes. Let cool. Enjoy!


Calories: 279kcal