Gluten-Free Bagel Recipe

Mix up your breakfast routine with this gluten-free bagel recipe.

Gluten-Free Bagels

Mix up your breakfast routine with this gluten-free bagel recipe.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Course Snack
Servings 8 bagels


  • 7 g dried yeast
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • cups warm water
  • cups self-raising flour gluten-free
  • 2 teaspoons psyllium husk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1 tablespoon oil


  • Combine yeast, sugar and water in a bowl. Set aside for 5 minutes or until mixture has begun to foam.
  • Place dry ingredients in a large bowl and stir to combine. Make a well in the centre and add yeast mixture and olive oil. Stir until a dough forms.
  • Use your hands to knead the dough until it is smooth and elastic.
  • Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and set aside for an hour, or until the dough has doubled in size.
  • Divide the dough into 8 equal pieces. Roll into a ball then press you finger into the middle of the ball to create a hole. Use your thumbs to stretch the hole do your desired size. Place on a lined baking tray and flatten slightly with you palm.
  • Pre-heat oven to 220°C.
  • Bring a large pot of water to the boil and using a slotted spoon place the bagels into the water. Boil for a minute on each side. Place boiled bagels back on the lined baking tray and place in the oven.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
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Gluten-Free Bagel Recipe by Cara Boatswain
Photography by Brandee Meier

This recipe for Gluten-Free Bagels first appeared in Issue 8 of Australian Gluten-Free Life magazine. Pick up a copy for more gluten-free dough recipes.