Chocolate Pretzels Recipe

Chocolate Pretzels Recipe

Pretzels come in many flavors - here is a chocolate version to bake and enjoy.

Ingredients : Makes 28

150 g

1.5 ml

20 g

115 g

130 g

1

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Plain flour

Salt

Unsweetened cocoa powder

Butter, at room temperature

Sugar

Egg

Egg white, lightly beaten,

for glazing sugar crystals, for sprinkling

Method :
  • Sift together the flour, salt and cocoa powder. Set aside.
  • Lightly grease two baking sheets. Cream the butter until lights.
  • Add the sugar and combine beating until light and fluffy.
  • Bean in the egg. Add the dry ingredients and stir to blend. Gather the dough into a ball, wrap in clear film and chill for 1 hour.
  • Roll the dough into 28 small balls. Chill the balls until needed.
  • Preheat the oven to 190oC/375oF/Gas 5.
  • Roll each ball into a rope about 25 cm/10 in long. With each rope, form a loop with the two ends facing you. Twist the ends and fold back on to the circle, pressing in to make a pretzel shape. Place on the baking sheets.
  • Brush the pretzels with the egg white. Sprinkle sugar crystal over the tops and bake in the oven until firm, about 10-20 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

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