Good Day Cafe: Pretzels - FOX 35 News Orlando

Good Day Cafe: Pretzels

Posted: Updated:
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Barella and Leon Pelzer Kirkland appeared on Good Day New york with their Philadelphia-style pretzels.

pelzerspretzels.com

FOR THE AT HOME PRETZEL RECIPE

1. Classic - Traditional plain soft pretzel

2. Cran-Mary - Cranberry, rosemary and lemon zest

3. Everything - Onion, garlic, poppy and sesame seeds

4. Bacon Cheddar

5. Jalapeno Cheddar

6. The Balboa (as in Rocky) - Pepperoni, Italian herbs and three-cheese blend of provolone, mozzarella and white cheddar

We also offer Pelzer's Pretzels branded spicy beer mustard and champaign honey mustard.

Ingredients

2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast

1/2 cup warm water

1 tbsp light brown sugar

3 1/4 cups all purpose flour

2 tbsp vegetable oil

2 tsp kosher salt

1/4 cup baking soda

Yolk from one egg (optional)

Sea salt (optional)

Add yeast and brown sugar to warm water, stir and let sit until yeast blooms, foaming on top. In a separate stainless steel bowl mix the flour and salt. Add vegetable oil to water, yeast and sugar mixture. Stir well. Pour liquid into bowl with flour and salt. Attach the bowl and a dough hook to a stand mixer and knead for about 1 minute or until the dough forms into a smooth ball. The dough should be firm and soft but not sticky. Sprinkle flour if the dough is too wet or water if the dough is too dry. Continue to knead until the dough becomes elastic.

Separate dough into 8 equal portioned dough balls. Sprinkle flour onto a nonporous surface (table or counter). Line up the dough balls about an inch apart to allow space for them to rise. Cover them with a cotton kitchen towel. Let dough balls rise for about an hour, until they've doubled in size.

Mix the baking soda into 8 cups of warm water and stir until it dissolves. Set aside. Take each dough ball and punch the air out of each one. Roll into a rod. Create a u shape and criss cross the ends, pressing firmly. Drop each pretzel one at a time into the baking soda bath, flip and place onto a baking sheet, shaking off excess water. For a glossy finish, glaze the tops of the pretzels with egg yolk and sprinkle with sea salt. Bake for 8 minutes at 350 degrees until golden brown.

Makes 8 pretzels

  • Good Day CafeMore>>

  • Maine Lobster Deviled Eggs recipe

    Good Day Cafe: Blue Water Grill

    Good Day Cafe: Blue Water Grill

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:24 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:24:53 GMT
    President Barack Obama has dined at Blue Water Grill in Union Square. While the Commander in Chief opts for a larger lobster off the menu- more than two lbs., according to executive chef Luis Jaramillo-  Good Day NY stuck to smaller crustaceans for Tuesday's Good Day Cafe segment.
    President Barack Obama has dined at Blue Water Grill in Union Square. While the Commander in Chief opts for a larger lobster off the menu- more than two lbs., according to executive chef Luis Jaramillo-  Good Day NY stuck to smaller crustaceans for Tuesday's Good Day Cafe segment.
  • Lumpia Shack's Halo Halo

    Lumpia Shack's Halo Halo

    Thursday, September 4 2014 11:28 AM EDT2014-09-04 15:28:32 GMT
    One of the most decadent and tasty desserts served up at the new Lumpia Shack Snackbar on Greenwich Ave. in Manhattan is Halo Halo. The Filipino treat is loaded with fruit, ice cream and flan. Chef Neil Syham prepared his signature Halo Halo in the Good Day Cafe.
    One of the most decadent and tasty desserts served up at the new Lumpia Shack Snackbar on Greenwich Ave. in Manhattan is Halo Halo. The Filipino treat is loaded with fruit, ice cream and flan. Chef Neil Syham prepared his signature Halo Halo in the Good Day Cafe.
  • MetLife Stadium Chef Eric Borgia

    MetLife Stadium Chef Eric Borgia

    Friday, January 24 2014 8:27 AM EST2014-01-24 13:27:06 GMT
    Executive Chef Eric Borgia oversees the culinary operations for the entire 82,500-seat MetLife stadium. He has the big job to create 20 original recipes for the big game.
    Executive Chef Eric Borgia oversees the culinary operations for the entire 82,500-seat MetLife stadium. He has the big job to create 20 original recipes for the big game.
Powered by WorldNow

35 Skyline Drive
Lake Mary, FL 32746

Phone: (407) 644-3535
News Tips: (866) 55-FOX35

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices