Desserts

The Best Homemade Soft Pretzels

Who doesn’t love soft pretzels? Cover them with salt and dip them in cheese and you’ve got yourself a meal. Or brush on some butter, cinnamon and sugar and call it dessert. The possibilities are endless. I’ve recently perfected my homemade soft pretzel recipe, and I’m excited to share it with you.

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Yeast Starter
1 ¼ c warm water (Beginners, you are shooting for right around 110°, give or take)
1 tsp sugar
4 tsp active dry yeast
Dissolve the yeast and sugar in the warm water and leave it alone until foamy/creamy (5-10 minutes)

Dough Ingredients
5 c flour (I use organic bread flour and can notice a difference…. However, I am also being influenced by the immensely hippyish climate around me so take whatever I say while a grain of (organic) salt. Probably, white, bleached, non-organic flour will make equally awesome pretzels, but you didn’t hear that from me.)
1/4 c sugar
1 1/2 tsp salt
1. Mix all of those dry ingredients together and then make a well in the center; into which you’ll pour your yeast mixture and 1 TBSP vegetable oil. 2. Mix it all together until you get a nice, round...
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Nutritions

Calories
760

Sodium
578mg
24% DV

Fat
0.99g
1% DV

Protein
15g
31% DV

Carbs
175g
59% DV

Fiber
13g
55% DV