These Cinnamon Raisin Gluten-Free Bagels turned out so well I might go gluten free! Making gluten free baked goods can always be a gamble, but I have to say I was surprised how good these turned out. Let’s get baking! 

Andy holding up a freshly baked Gluten-Free Bagels.

Can I substitute any flour for gluten-free flour?

This is a question I get all the time, and it’s not a straightforward answer. Flour is a really complex and important ingredient, it’s hard to replace. 

Gluten itself is very important to developing texture and structure of all baked goods.

Gluten free flours obviously don’t have gluten, and can be very dense because of it. For me, adding the proper leavening agents to help bring some lightness to the recipe is really important. 

When it comes to altering a recipe to be GF, just make sure you take into account all of the ingredients and how they interact with each other. 

I hope that makes sense! 

A close up shot of Andy spreading butter on a Gluten-Free Bagels.

Good Quality Gluten-Free Flour?

There’s a ton of gluten free flours out there, all made from different ingredients. 

For these gluten free bagels, I used Bob’s Red Mill All Purpose Baking Flour. I find this brand has the best flavour. 

It’s made from chickpea flour, potato starch, tapioca flour and a few other milled beans.

Andy applying an egg wash to pre baked gluten-free bagels.

How do I use an egg was?

Egg washes are super useful when it comes to getting beautiful golden crust on your baked goods.

The best way to get the most out of your egg wash is to whisk thre egg as mush as possible. The whites should be fully incorporated into the yolk.

A good baking brush is the best way to evenly coat and distribute your egg wash.

Other Recipes to check out!

If you liked the sound of these Easy Gluten-Free Bagels, here are a few other recipes I think you should check out!

Peanut Butter Protein Loaf

Morning Carrot Cake Oats

Gluten-Free Country-Style Bread

Cinnamon Raisin Gluten-Free Bagels

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Servings 7
Cinnamon Raisin Gluten-Free Bagels

Ingredients
  

  • 3 cups Gluten Free Flour Bob's red mill
  • 2 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1 tbsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 2 cups Greek Yogurt
  • 1 cup Rasins
  • 1 Egg

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 400F.
  • Into a large bowl, add 3 cups of flour, 2 ½ tsp of baking powder, 1 tsp of kosher salt, 1 tsp ground cinnamon, 1 tsp sugar and 2 cups full fat greek yogurt.
  • With a wooden spoon, mix until a shaggy dough forms. Add 1 cup of raisins and mix.
  • Make 6-7 balls. Start by creating a whole in the centre of the ball. Stretch it out until it’s roughly the same size and shape of a doughnut.
  • Beat 1 large egg and gently brush on the top of each bagel.
  • Place in the oven and bake for 26 min.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool on a wire baking rack.
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