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New York City Bagels

Just like the Bagels in New York City
Prep Time 40 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, New York


  • Bowl
  • Whisk
  • Rondeau or Large Pot
  • sheet pan, or cookie sheet


  • 340 grams Water
  • 45 grams Fresh Yeast
  • 620 grams High Gluten Flour
  • 42 grams Sugar
  • 10 grams Salt

For Testing the dough

  • 400 grams Water
  • 100 grams sugar


  • Preheat oven at 425 Degrees
  • In a bowl, whisk and dissolve theyeast into the water. Allow to sit for 10-15 minutes.
  • Add the remaining ingredientsand knead by hand until dough is smooth
  • Bring a. rondeau or large pot of water to a boil with sugar to test if the dough is fermented.
  • Divide the dough into 115 grams. Roll into a snake evenly then pinch the ends to create a circle. Should fit around your palm.
  • Drop the dough circles into the rondeau. If it floats, it is ready. If it sinks, then it is not, allow to stay in until it floats. Take out and place the ready dough on a sheet pan to bake.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes. Take out and allow to cool on a wire rack. If you want to add toppings then do an egg wash and add before baking.
Keyword New York Bagels