Saturday, November 13, 2010

Pumpkin Spice Bagels

I am continuing my love for pumpkin right now...A asked for bagels and this was on my list this week so I went ahead and made them. They are very easy considering they use your bread machine, but I'm sure you could easily make them using a stand mixer.

Pumpkin Spice Bagels-shared from Apples to Zucchini
2/3 cup warm water
1/2 cup pumpkin puree
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
3/4 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp allspice
1/2 tsp cloves
3 cup bread flour*
2 1/4 tsp yeast

*I used 2 cups whole wheat flour, 1 cup ap flour, and 4 tsp vital wheat gluten.

Combine ingredients in bread maker according to man. recommendations. Start dough cycle.

About 15 mins before the cycle ends, place a large pot of water on the stove and bring to a boil.

Once cycle is complete, turn dough onto lightly floured surface. Shape dough into 9 balls. Flatten slightly and push a hole into the middle. Stretch dough out to make about a 1 inch hole. Lay on cookie sheet, cover and let rise for 10 mins. Preheat oven at 400 degrees.

Place 2-3 bagels into boiling water and boil for about 45 secs, flip and boil for 45 secs more. Place on greased cookie sheet. Place in oven for 15-20 mins until golden brown.

**A wasn't a fan of these...even though I called them orange bagels. If I called them pumpkin, I knew he wouldn't eat it. Q on the other hand loved one and ate almost a whole one. Then half of mind for breakfast...I loved the flavor. I did freeze the batch this time as I remember last time they went bad before we finished them. Now we have fresh homemade bagel whenever we like! I think these would taste fabulous with the creamy apple tortilla cream cheese.


  1. I keep seeing these and I keep meaning to make them! Yum!

  2. I'm glad you tried them!!

    When we made them we did them in two phases -- dough at night and then all we did in the morning was boil and bake -- so easy!