How To Make Traditional Pretzel Buns
First up, the videos. Do take a few minutes to watch them. I think they will help you feel more confident yet respectful when working with lye.
Scaling and shaping the dough. True confessions about something I left out of the dough. Shout out to Theresa of Food Hunter’s Guide who made pretzels dipped in lye last month and inspired me to give it a go. Approximately 9 minutes.
Mixing the solution, dipping the pretzels, general gingerly handling of dough. Approximately 10 minutes.
Reveal of baked traditional pretzel buns and dipping some after rising. (Watch to see why I preferred dipping before rising). Approximately 10 minutes.