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I just made soft brezels for the first time...

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PacificDogwood Sat 06-Jun-09 21:30:26

and they are absolutely brilliant!! I am very very proud <<preening>> as I never even suspected that I was a Domestic Goddess grin!

Anybody else who'd like to try:
here is the recipe

Mine were delicious albeit NOT perfectly shaped wink.

bruxeur Sat 06-Jun-09 21:31:13

Were they shaped like tits?

cornsilk Sat 06-Jun-09 21:32:25

Do you have tits like pretzels bruxeur?

PacificDogwood Sat 06-Jun-09 21:33:20


No, fat and stumpy.

Come to think of it, yes, like my tits maybe grin

bruxeur Sat 06-Jun-09 21:38:16

I thought that Brezels were breast-shaped Pretzels.

StirlingTheStrong Sat 06-Jun-09 23:51:31

I did wonder what brezels were!

BoysAreLikeDogs Sun 07-Jun-09 00:00:35

they look om nom nom

PacificDogwood Sun 07-Jun-09 15:04:02

I thought after 16+ years in Britain I had pretty much gone native - but apparently not my spelling blush.
So: Brezel, or possibly Bretzel, is German spelling; Pretzel clearly anglesised spelling.
Ah well, nevermind, they were v tasty and are now all gone so may have to make more today grin!

mammya Mon 08-Jun-09 10:26:38

Pacific, I made these yesterday after seeing your post, it was a great success with adults and children alike. A bit of a faff to make what with the boiling but well worth it. My German friend thought they were better than the German baker's! grin

PacificDogwood Mon 08-Jun-09 21:08:25


I found forming the actual Pretzel shape the hardest - and the Bicarb of Soda "soup" positively vile! As I did not think I would embark on the whole thing again soon, I make a batch of rolls yesterday - MUCH less faffing and declared just as yummy by DSs. Not that they are a particularly discerning crowd as they would eat virtually anything that does not run away fast enough wink.

Anyway, glad you liked it, too, mammya.

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