April Make Bread 365

April has been a whirlwind for our family! We welcomed a new calf to the farm and we named him Linus, after the previous owners of our little log house.

It’s been an uphill battle with his mama and another one of our cows as we’ve navigated milk fever, pneumonia, ketosis and mastitis. All in just TWO weeks!

Needless to say, that is why this month’s #makebread365 challenge is late, I do apologize!

This month we are learning to make bagels! I asked my children, “Do you know what April is for?” They replied “no” but before I could respond my husband chimed in with ” April is for asiago bagels!” He hit the nail on the head, they are an absolute favorite in our home.

This month, I will be hosting a special giveaway of fresh milled/ specialty blended flour thanks to @unsifted.kc on Instagram. It will be hosted the week of April 16th so be sure to stop by and enter for your chance to win!

Homemade bagels are slightly time consuming because you have to boil them first and then bake them, but I can assure you they are well worth the extra effort!

Add in some homemade cream cheese and you’ve got yourself a little slice of heaven. You can customize them with different ingredients like dried blueberries, raisins, and cranberries. Top them with everything bagel seasoning or our favorite, asiago cheese.

You can spread homemade jellies and jams, use them to make breakfast sandwiches or even make smaller bagel pizza bites for a fun alternative. Essentially, bagels can qualify for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

If you bake along with us, be sure to use the hashtag #makebread365 so we can celebrate and encourage each other along the way!



Bagels like most of the bread recipes featured in #makebread365 require very little tools. Although, you will need a few extra items this month.

-Stock Pot
-Slotted spoon or spider
-Baking Sheet
-Mixer (optional)
-Grain Mill (optional)
Cream Cheese (bonus recipe)
-Flour Sack towel/Butter muslin
-Air tight container with lid

All Purpose Flour

Print Recipe Here: Visit link below, recipe in video description

Watch Tutorial Here: Professional Baker Teaches You How To Make BAGELS! – YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQ4n1mQFHPo


Print Recipe Here: Homemade Sourdough Bagels – Farmhouse on Boone https://www.farmhouseonboone.com/homemade-sourdough-bagels

Watch Tutorial Here: Homemade Sourdough Bagels Recipe – YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvd_Ek5UMrg

Gluten Free

Print Recipe Here: Gluten Free Bagels Recipe – The Gluten Free Blogger https://www.theglutenfreeblogger.com/gluten-free-bagels

Watch Tutorial Here: GLUTEN FREE BAGELS | Easy New York bagels recipe – YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3y_kf90Swg

Fresh Milled

Print Recipe Here: Homemade Bagels Made With Fresh Milled Flour – Fresh Milled Mama https://freshmilledmama.com/homemade-bagels-made-with-fresh-milled-flour/

Watch Tutorial Here: Homemade Bagels Made With Fresh Milled Flour | Basic Bread Recipe | Whole Wheat | Everything Bagels – YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Syfo1nFWEzE Fresh

Milled Sourdough

Print Recipe Here: Sourdough Bagels – Easy Overnight! – Little Spoon Farm https://littlespoonfarm.com/sourdough-bagels-recipe/

Watch Tutorial Here: HOMEMADE BAGELS • sourdough • freshly milled flour – YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQoBi8vnWEI

Bonus Recipe!
Homemade Cream Cheese

Print Recipe Here: How to Make Cream Cheese with Just One Ingredient – Mary’s Nest (marysnest.com) https://marysnest.com/how-to-make-cream-cheese/

Watch Tutorial Here: How to Make Cream Cheese – One Ingredient Homemade Cream Cheese
Recipe – YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oIVRzfYPEW0

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