The Fresh Loaf

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Sourdough pretzel!

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April 17, 2007 - 8:14pm -- Joe Fisher

Here's a loaf that I made on a whim. My regular sourdough recipe twisted into a pretzel! With sesame seed "salt" on top, of course :)


I also used the no-preheat method of baking. Worked well! Instead of an hour preheat then 20-40 minutes baking, this was 30 minutes set to 525 (the oven reached 525 just as the 30 minute timer went off) then 15 minutes at 450. The bread was 205F inside.



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Submitted by Joe Fisher on

It's just as purty on the inside! And the I used two overnight retard steps, and it really developed the sourness and delicious sugars from the carbs.