Lenten Soft Pretzel Recipe
Did you know that the pretzel is a traditional food for lent? In fact, the pretzel was actually invented in order to be a simple Lenten snack! Enjoy this simple soft pretzel recipe during Lent.
Lenten recipes, pretzels
extra salt for the top of the pretzels
large kosher salt works best!
Preheat your oven to 425°
Mix yeast, water, sugar, and salt in a large bowl.
Stir in the flour, and knead until the dough is smooth.
Shape into the form of arms crossed in prayer and place it on a baking sheet.
Brush the dough with a beaten egg to give it a shiny finish. (This is optional. I skipped the egg on mine.) Sprinkle the top with salt.
Bake at 425°
for 15 minutes.
The yield on this recipe depends on how large or small you make your pretzels. However, I would suggest making 5 - 6 pretzels with this recipe.