Sourdough Pretzels » Healy Eats Real

Sourdough Pretzels

Share it!Share on Facebook4Pin on Pinterest20Share on Google+3Tweet about this on Twitter1Share on StumbleUpon0Share on TumblrShare on Reddit0

Sourdough pretzel

I’ve been fantasizing about making these sourdough pretzels for so long that I thought that it would take some trial and error, but they turned out great the first go-round! I’m so pleased with them and they taste just like the classic soft pretzels.

About 2 years ago I took a trip with my cousin Emma to Frankfurt, Germany which is in the Bavarian area (famous for their Bavarian pretzels). As we went sight seeing around the historical city, we indulged in a big soft pretzel almost every day of our trip! Tasting these pretzels gives me a little reminder of our trip and puts a smile on my face.

Sourdough Pretzels:

Makes 6 large pretzels

1 cup sourdough starter (where to buy sourdough starter)
1 cup water
2 3/4 cup whole wheat flour*
1 tbsp salt

* You can use white flour, sprouted wheat or spelt flour, but you may need a different ratio of water to flour.

1. Combine ingredients in a bowl. The dough will be stiff. Let rise in a bowl covered with plastic wrap for 4-12 hours. The longer the rise, the more sour it will be. I let mine rise for about 7 hours.

2. Take out fist-sized bits out of the dough and roll into a long snake-like shape. Then, shape the roll into pretzels. Put on a cookie sheet. Let rise a 2nd time covered on the cookie sheet loosely covered with plastic wrap for 2-4 hours.

3. Bring a large pot of water to boil. Pre-heat the oven to 425°. Put the pretzels into the boiling water until it floats to the top (a minute or two). Place back onto the cookie sheet and sprinkle with coarse salt (you can also choose to make sweet pretzels and sprinkle them with a little bit of cinnamon & sugar).

4. Bake the pretzels at 425° for 10-15 minutes. Once they’re done you can brush melted butter on top of the pretzels if you want. Serve with spicy mustard.

IMG_1133

IMG_1135

IMG_1139

IMG_1166

IMG_1189

IMG_1187

IMG_1195

 

Like what you’ve read? Use the box below to sign up for my FREE newsletter to keep up to date on my latest posts!

Subscribe to the FREE newsletter


 

Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in my blog are  “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will add value to my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Like what you’ve read? Use the box below to sign up for my FREE newsletter to keep up to date on my latest posts!

Subscribe to the FREE newsletter
  DISCLOSURE OF MATERIAL CONNECTION: Some of the links in my blog are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will add value to my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”   PAID ENDORSEMENT DISCLOSURE: In order for me to support my blogging activities, I may receive monetary compensation or other types of remuneration for my endorsement, recommendation, testimonial and/or link to any products or services from this blog. I only endorse products that align with the ideals of Healy Eats Real and that I believe would be of value to my readers.   FDA DISCLOSURE: Information and statements regarding health claims on this blog have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>