Soft Pretzels


Soft pretzels

makes: 10 pretzels

42 gr fresh yeast
250 ml water, lukewarm
500 gr all purpose flour
1 tsp salt
pinch sugar

large sauce pan water
1 tsp salt
40 gr baking soda

coarse salt for the top


1. Dissolve yeast in lukewarm water, stir and set aside.
2. In a large bowl, combine flour, 1 tsp salt, sugar and dissolved yeast, knead until a smooth dough. Oil a medium bowl, place the dough into the bowl, brush the top with oil.
3. Cover and let it rise for 1 h.
4. Preheat oven to 200c/400f and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
5. On a lightly floured surface, knead the dough once more and divide into 10 pieces.
6. Roll each piece into longs strips and fold into a pretzel shape.
7. Add 1 tsp salt to a medium saucepan o boiling water, turn down to a simmer and add baking soda.
8. Slide the pretzel into the simmering water with a slotted spoon. Simmer for 1 to 2 minutes.
9. Place the pretzels on a lined baking sheet, sprinkle with coarse salt.
10. Place in preheated oven and bake for 10-15 minutes until deep brown.


Instructions video

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