Pretzels - video recipe!

Who doesn't love pretzels? Here is a recipe coming straight from Alsace, France, the mother land of pretzels

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Recipe type:
Number of serving:
4 servings
Preparation time:
25 minutes
Cook time:
15 minutes
Ready in:
40 minutes


- 2 cups flour
- 0.4 ounce fresh yeast (1 Tbsp)
- 2 Tbsp sugar
- 1 tsp salt
- 1.5 ounces butter
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1/4 cup water

- 4 cups water
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 ounce baking soda

- salt and poppy seeds


Step 1 - Pretzels - Video recipe!

Step 1

Knead together the flour, the salt, the sugar, the crumbled yeast, the milk, the water and the melted butter. Knead until smooth.
Step 2 - Pretzels - Video recipe!

Step 2

Leave in a hot spot for 1 to 2 hours. Then, degas the dough, which means to apply some pressure on it to let the air go out.
Step 3 - Pretzels - Video recipe!

Step 3

Cut pieces of 3.5 ounces each.
Step 4 - Pretzels - Video recipe!

Step 4

Roll each piece into a rope, without putting flour on the work area.
Step 5 - Pretzels - Video recipe!

Step 5

Twist the edges twice, and stick them at the bottom of the pretzel.
Step 6 - Pretzels - Video recipe!

Step 6

Boil the water with salt and baking soda, then dip the pretzels one at a time, leaving them 30 seconds maximum.
Step 7 - Pretzels - Video recipe!

Step 7

Directly put them on a baking tray, and brush them with a beaten egg. Sprinkle with salt and poppy seeds.
Step 8 - Pretzels - Video recipe!

Step 8

Bake 15 minutes at 390°F. (200°C)
Step 9 - Pretzels - Video recipe!

Step 9

There you are, your pretzels are ready!

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