|In a bowl combine 1 1/2 cups warm water & 1 tbsp granulated sugar. Sprinkle 1 sachet yeast on top and mix together.|
|Add 4 1/2 cups bread flour, pinch of salt & 2 tbsp cooled melted butter. Knead for about 5 mins until the mixture is smooth but slightly sticky. Cover the dough with clingfilm and set aside for 1 hour. The dough should double in size.|
|Cut the hotdogs in half and slice the dough into around 12 pieces. On a floured surface roll each slice of dough starting in the centre & working outwards creating long dough strands.|
|Wrap each dough strand around the half hotdogs.|
|You should end up with golden brown goodness and your kitchen should smell divine.|
I love pretzels, I love hot dogs, I love this recipe. Everything is made from scratch (not the hotdog's, that's a bit gross) and boy oh boy do they just taste delicious. This recipe requires patience, but the time and effort result in mouth wateringly-good salty chewy pretzel dogs. I'm assuming they give you the feel of being at an all American baseball game, at least that's what I imagine when I'm eating them. Dip into ketchup for added yumminess or posh it up a bit and dunk straight into a jar of fancy chutney, just like I did. Delicious. Recipe adapted from original here.