Several classic plain bagels displayed on a wooden board

Classic Plain Bagels

Make classic plain bagels at home with this easy recipe. Perfectly chewy and delicious. Bake using a countertop convection oven.

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  • 4 cups bread flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 packet active dry yeast
  • 1 ½ cups warm water
  • Cornmeal (for dusting)


  1. Preheat your Ventray Oven to 400°F.
  2. In Ventray Stand Mixer, combine flour, sugar, salt, and yeast.
  3. Add warm water and knead the dough until smooth.
  4. Divide the dough into 8 equal pieces, shape into bagels, and place them on a cornmeal-dusted baking sheet.
  5. Allow the bagels to rise for 20-30 minutes.
  6. Boil the bagels briefly in water, then bake until golden brown.