Banana Walnut Bagels

Recipe by Ha1771
READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
YIELD: 12 bagels




  • combine yeast, water, and sugar in bowl of electric mixer fitted with a dough hook.
  • Mix to combine and let sit for 10 minutes.
  • When the yeast is foamy, add all of the mashed bananas and nuts.
  • Mix until combined.
  • Add all of the salt and the flour 1/2 cup at a time until 4 cups have been added.
  • Add another half cup and mix with a spoon.
  • Add the final half cup and mix.
  • Dough will be sticky, but firmer than regualar bread dough.
  • Dump all onto a floured surface and kneed for 10 minutes until the dough is no longer sticky.
  • Form into a ball and let rise in a greased bowl for 1 hour.
  • Punch down dough and divide into 12 portions.
  • Roll the dough into a 6 inch log and pinch together the ends.
  • Put onto a lightly greased surface and continue until all 12 are finished.
  • Cover with a clean towel and let rise for another 30 minutes.
  • In the meantime, bring to a boil 12 cups of water with 1 tablespoon of sugar.
  • Drop 4 bagels in at a time and boil for 1 minute.
  • Remove to a baking sheet lined with cornmeal.
  • Bake for 5 minutes at 450, then lower to 350 and bake for 25-30 minutes, depending on how you like your bagels.