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oakxoxo Recipe submitted by oakxoxo - Feb 21st, 2009


    • Soft Pretzel Recipe

    • Soft Pretzel Recipe

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      Soft Pretzel Recipe

      Serves: 36 | Prep time: minutes

      Ingredients

      • 1 tbsp Yeast
      • 1 tbsp Sugar
      • 2 tbsp softened butter or softened margarine
      • 1 cup warm (115-+ deg F) water
      • 2 3/4 cups flour

      Directions

      Coarse Salt to sprinkle on Pretzels before baking
      5 tsp baking soda mixed in 4 cups water in a non-aluminum saucepan.
      1 large slotted spoon to “go fishing”
      Greased cookie sheet
      Preheat oven to 475 F
      Put yeast, sugar, salt, butter/marg, water and ONE CUP of the flour into a medium mixing bowl and pour in the water.

      Stir till all smooth, and yeast starts to bubble.

      At this point add the rest of the flour, stir till it is mixed in.
      When mixture is too stiff to stir with a spoon, begin kneading.
      Knead dough till smooth and till it no longer sticks to the bowl and your hands
      Allow dough to rise to about double its height.

      While dough is rising, grease the cookie sheet. and prepare the baking soda-water mixture and bring to a boil on stove.

      When dough is risen enough, punch down, knead for a minute or so, then divide and roll the 6-inch sticks with your hands, to about 1/2 inch in diameter, or 12-15-inch long rolls to make into the pretzel shape.

      Allow sticks or pretzels to sit for about 1-2 mins. Place them into boiling water-baking soda mixture one or two at a time.

      Let the pretzels boil for 1 minute 10 seconds, then flip them over with the slotted spoon and boil on the other side for 1 minute and 10 seconds.

      This boiling step gives them a firm skin and adds some flavour. Not boiling long enough leaves them too soft and allows them to rise too much. Boiling too long makes them tough.

      Fish them out of the water, let them drip off and place them on the greased cookie sheet.
      When all the pretzels or sticks are done, sprinkle the coarse salt on them.

      Bake for 12-15 minutes or till sticks or pretzels are golden brown.

      You can double the recipe in proportion.

      ENJOY!!

      Source: http://www.strothotte.com/pretzels.php

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      Tags: appetizer recipe soft pretzel

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