You will be so excited to learn how to make Homemade Soft Pretzels that are better than store-bought. According to WHOot Contributor and Celebrity Chef, Gemma Stafford, the magic is in the dough.
Her 5-star rated recipe requires no machine and no kneading. Instead, her dough ferments over a few hours. You can simply leave it overnight to rise on its own.
What you’ll end up with is a smooth and elastic dough that is better than anything that comes from a bread machine.
You can even use this dough to make loaves of bread, cinnamon rolls, and a myriad of other goodies.
Homemade Soft Pretzels Recipe Ingredients
via Gemma Stafford, Bigger Bolder Baking
- 3 cups (42Og/ 15oz) strong flour/ bread flour
- 1 ½ tsp salt
- ¼ tsp yeast (I used active dried yeast)
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 10 ½ ounces water
To poach the pretzels :
- 6 cups (1 1/2 liter) water
- 6 tsp baking soda
- egg wash
- melted butter, to brush pretzels
No-Knead Homemade Soft Pretzels Video
by Gemma Stafford, Bigger Bolder Baking
In this video, Gemma steps you through making the dough and shaping it into Pretzels.
She also shares how to make pretzel sticks with dip. To achieve the best results, we highly recommend that you view her tutorial. Click Play above to watch now ^
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If you loved this simple recipe, Gemma has plenty more to share. We recently featured her 5 Microwave Mug Meals and 2 Ingredient Ice Cream and they were big hits. You can see Gemma’s other contributions to our site here.