- 1 cup Milk (warmed to 110 degrees)
- 1 packet Active Dry Yeast
- 3 tablespoons Sugar
- 2 tablespoons Butter (melted)
- 2 1/4 cups Flour (sifted)
- 1 teaspoon Table Salt
- 3 tablespoons Baking Powder
- 1 1/2 cup Water
- Coarse Salt (to taste)
- 4 tablespoons Butter (Melted)
||Warm the milk in the to 110º. It should be warm to the touch but not too hot. |
||Stir in the yeast and let it sit for about 3 minutes. |
||Add 2 tbsp or melted butter and the sugar. |
||Add the flour about 1 cup at a time and the add the salt. |
||Knead for about 10 minutes with a dough hook in a stand mixer on medium speed. |
Put it in a greased bowl and cover with cling wrap.
||Let rise for 1 hour in a moist, warm place until doubled in size. |
||Preheat the oven to 450º. |
||Punch down dough and divide into 12 balls. |
||Roll each ball out as thin as you can. |
Combine the warm water and baking soda in a wide bowl. Form the dough into pretzel shapes, then dip in the baking soda water.
Place on a greased baking sheet and sprinkle with coarse salt. Bake for about 9 minutes or until browned. Dip in the melted butter while hot.
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