|Granulated sugar||1 Pinch|
|Warm milk||125 Milliliter (110 F 43Â°C)|
|Active dry yeast||1 1⁄2 Tablespoon (1 1/2Package)|
|All purpose flour||320 Gram (2 1/4 Cup)|
|Butter/Margarine||80 Gram (6 Tablespoons)|
|Egg yolk||1 , beaten|
|Sugar||50 Gram (1/2 Cup)|
Stir granulated sugar into warm milk and sprinkle with yeast.
Let stand 5 minutes or until the surface is frothy.
Stir gently to moisten any dry particles remaining on top.
Sift flour, salt and cardamom into a large bowl.
Melt butter or margarine; cool slightly.
Lightly beat butter or margarine and whole egg into yeast mixture.
Pour into flour mixture, combining to make a firm dough.
On a floured surface, knead dough until smooth.
Dough does not need to rise.
Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C).
Grease a baking sheet.
On a floured surface, roll dough to make a long thick rope.
Cut into 24 equal pieces.
Roll each piece into a thin strip, about 16 inches (40 cm) long.
Make strips into pretzel shapes.
Brush with egg yolk; press sugar crystals onto 1 side to decorate.
Place pretzels on greased baking sheet.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden.
Remove from baking sheet carefully.
Cool on a rack.
These pretzels taste best served fresh.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2197 Calories from Fat 723
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 82 g126.3%
Saturated Fat 47 g235.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 581.1 mg193.7%
Sodium 1122.7 mg46.8%
Total Carbohydrates 311 g103.8%
Dietary Fiber 13.6 g54.2%
Sugars 58.6 g
Protein 55 g110.2%
Vitamin A 51.7% Vitamin C 0.34%
Calcium 27.2% Iron 111.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet