See below ingredients and instructions of the recipe
2 1/2 ts yeast
4 c flour
2/3 ts salt
1 1/3 tb sugar
2 1/2 tb margarine; or butter
1 1/3 c water
(WATER FOR 'BATH):
4 c Water; at a simmer
5 ts Baking soda
Add into the bread machine in this order. Set on manual. FORMING: Cut
dough into short strips, roll into ropes and shape into pretzels.
Cover with a tea towel and let rise for 45 minutes. 'BATH': In a cast
iron or OTHER NONALUMINUM pan, bring almost to a boil 4 cups of water
and 5 teaspoons of baking soda. Gently place (by hand or using
slotted spoon) the
pretzels into the water for approximately 15 seconds on each side
turning once. Do NOT let water come to a boil. Remove pretzels and
place on a greased baking sheet. Sprinkle with coarse salt (kosher).
Bake at 475 for
NOTE: In my oven it took only about 10 minutes so watch carefully. Do
NOT make the strips too fat; they really puff up. If you are on a
salt-free diet use sesame, poppy, garlic; whatever you like on the
outside...the WHOLE family, both upstairs and downstairs loved them
and the DAK did all the hard work.
* If you use a machine that needs the water first add ingredients in
reverse order. FROM: Donna German's THE BREAD MACHINE COOKBOOK I and
Grandma Elaine's kitchen.