Monday, June 28, 2010
Auntie Annes Pretzels Recipe
1 1/2 cup warm water
1 1/8 teaspoon active dry yeast
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup bread flour
3 cups regular flour
2 cups Warm water
2 tablespoons baking soda
coarse sea salt to taste
4 tablespoons butter (melted)
Preheat oven to 450 F and grease baking sheet.
Dissolve yeast with lukewarm water in mixing bowl.
Add sugar, salt and stir to dissolve.
Add flour and knead dough until smooth and elastic.
Let rise at least 1/2 hour.
Prepare a baking soda water bath with 2 cups warm water and 2 Tbsp baking soda. Stir often.
After dough has risen, pinch off bits of dough and roll into a long rope about 1/2 inch or less thick and shape.
Dip pretzel in soda solution and place on baking sheet.
Allow pretzels to rise again.
Bake in 450 oven for about 10 minutes, until golden.
Brush with melted butter and serve.
Makes one dozen.