Perfectly soft and salty pretzels made in your own kitchen!


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Makes 20

You will need:


2 teaspoons active dry yeast


11⁄3 cups warm water


1⁄3 cup light brown sugar


41⁄2 cups all-purpose flour


1 tablespoon baking soda


flakey sea salt



  1. Dissolve yeast in warm water.
  2. Add sugar and flour and mix until you have a smooth and elastic dough.
  3. Cover with plastic and let rise for 45 minutes.
  4. Heat oven to 475ºF.
  5. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  6. Add baking soda, and stir until the soda is dissolved.
  7. Cut the dough into 20 pieces, and roll each piece into a long sausage.
  8. Roll each sausage into a snail shape. The pretzels should look like two buns meeting in the middle.
  9. Place them one at a time in the water, and let them cook for 10 seconds on each side.
  10. Take them out and place them on a baking sheet.
  11. Sprinkle with plenty of salt.
  12. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until dark golden.
  13. Cool on a wire rack.

TIP:

Serve them warm with a hot and sweet mustard!



Perfectly soft and salty pretzels made in your own kitchen!
Photography by Alexandra Grablewski

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