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(f) denotes flour ingredients.


Step 1

  • 38.00% (f) GrainEssentials® Rye Meal Extra Fine Flour
  • 45.00% (f) Winona® Bread Flour
  • 5.00% (f) GrainEssentials® White Whole Wheat Extra Fine Flour
  • 5.00% (f) Red Whole Wheat Fine Flour
  • 14.00% Liquid Rye Sour
  • 4.00% Brown Sugar
  • 3.00% Vital Wheat Gluten
  • 2.50% Bakers Elements™ Dried Chopped Onions
  • 2.00% Salt
  • 2.00% Yeast (IADY)
  • 2.00% Enzyme Softener
  • 62.50% Water (variable)

Step 2

  • 10.00% Asiago Cheese, Cubed

Step 3 (Lye Dip)

  • 99.30% Water (115ºF)
  • 0.70% Sodium Hydroxide

Step 4 (Pretzel Salt)

  • variable Bakers Elements® Pretzel Salt
295% TOTAL
  1. Place Step 1 ingredients in a Hobart bowl fitted with a dough hook. Mix for 3 minutes on low speed and 3 minutes on medium speed until dough is almost fully developed.
  2. Add Step 2 ingredient to the dough and continue to mix for 2 minutes on medium speed. Dough should be approximately 78ºF +/- 2 ºF and will be fully developed.
  3. Allow dough to intermediate proof for 5 minutes at ambient conditions.
  4. Scale into 3.25 ounce (92 gram) pieces and round. Cover and let rest for 5 minutes.
  5. Roll dough to 8-10” cylinders and twist into pretzel shape.
  6. Proof pretzels for 20 minutes at 100ºF/85% RH.
  7. Dip pretzel into lye bath and place on a greased, perforated sheet pan.
  8. Place approximately 2 grams of step 4 ingredient on top of the pretzel.
  9. Bake in a preheated convection oven at 500ºF for 5-7 minutes or until pretzels are fully baked and the desired color has been achieved.
  10. Cool, package and enjoy!

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