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Pretzel buns

Decided to try the pretzel bun recipe from the bge site tonight with some burgers...

Took a couple hours end to end...but the family really loved them...doubled the recipe so we had pleanty of extras... made 9 per batch so they were a bit bigger...


Broke the beaters on swmbo's hand mixer...Had to finish kneeding by hand... next time I will drag out the big mixer with the bread hook.

Cooked on a cookie sheet with parchment... took a little longer then advertised but can't argue with the results.

http://www.biggreenegg.com/recipes/pretzel-sandwich-buns/

Making the neighbors jealous in Pleasant Hill, Ia one cook at a time...
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  • DMWDMW Posts: 6,787
    Will have to try!
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  • SPRIGSSPRIGS Posts: 214
    Those look really good!
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  • Dyal_SCDyal_SC Posts: 2,404
    That looks sooo good! I could eat just the buns with some jalapeño mustard right about now . :)
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  • That looks sooo good! I could eat just the buns with some jalapeño mustard right about now . :)
    Ha...one of my sons did just that!
    Making the neighbors jealous in Pleasant Hill, Ia one cook at a time...
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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 6,941
    Those look very good.  What is special about a pretzel bun?  Texture?  Flavor?  I don't  think I've  ever had one,  but I love homemade  breads. 

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  • Its a little darker bread...pretty firm with a hint of salty taste to it...popular at Wendy's right now...if you have ever had a soft pretzel...kinda the same concept...I like them with just mustard or nacho cheese
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  • I tried making Alton Brown's pretzel recipe on the egg recently as sort of a test run for burger buns. The recipes look similar.

    http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/alton-brown/homemade-soft-pretzels-recipe/index.html

    I used the pizza stone on the grid above the platesetter and the bottoms were slightly overdone. I'll have to try the sheet pan next time.
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  • That's impressive, looks great
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  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 6,530
    Awesome!  I'll take mine with some of that jalepeno mustard, some grilled onions, and a couple of these patties ;)


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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,920
    Nice. =D> On my to-do list.

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  • HotchHotch Posts: 1,349
    I wonder if you could turn it into jalapeno buns? That would be a kick.

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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,920
    Hotch said:
    I wonder if you could turn it into jalapeno buns? That would be a kick.

    With a little bit of cheese? :-bd

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  • YEMTreyYEMTrey Posts: 2,406
    Gonna have to give these a try.  There's a burger joint (FlipDaddy's) by the house that my wife loves their Mushroom and swiss burger on a pretzel bun.

    The recipe above calls for unbleached flour.  What makes these pretzel buns instead of regular bread buns?
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  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 17,103
    YEMTrey said:
    Gonna have to give these a try.  There's a burger joint (FlipDaddy's) by the house that my wife loves their Mushroom and swiss burger on a pretzel bun.

    The recipe above calls for unbleached flour.  What makes these pretzel buns instead of regular bread buns?
    the water bath gives the exterior a nice chew, similar to a soft pretzel or a bagel. the wendys knockoff isnt a pretzel bun in my opinion, no chew, just a brown soft crust
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  • six_eggsix_egg Posts: 605
    Dyal_SC said:
    That looks sooo good! I could eat just the buns with some jalapeño mustard right about now . :)
    +1

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  • jlsmjlsm Posts: 848
    Man, oh, man. Pretzel rolls alone are enough of a reason to visit Bavaria. I've never been able to duplicate the ones I've had in Munich. Will give these a try. 
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  • YEMTreyYEMTrey Posts: 2,406
    YEMTrey said:
    Gonna have to give these a try.  There's a burger joint (FlipDaddy's) by the house that my wife loves their Mushroom and swiss burger on a pretzel bun.

    The recipe above calls for unbleached flour.  What makes these pretzel buns instead of regular bread buns?
    the water bath gives the exterior a nice chew, similar to a soft pretzel or a bagel. the wendys knockoff isnt a pretzel bun in my opinion, no chew, just a brown soft crust
    Thanks for the info!
    XL and a Mini Max Egg in Cincinnati, Ohio
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  • jlsmjlsm Posts: 848
    THESE ARE FANTASTIC! Just like the ones I had in Bavaria. I made one small change: I brushed with an egg white beaten with 1T of water before cutting. Thanks so much for this.
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    Owner of a large and a beloved mini in Philadelphia
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  • HoovHoov Posts: 258
    Pretzel buns are awesome! Nice job! Try a hot dog wrapped in pretzel dough too! Here's some I did on the Egg a few weeks ago. I use Jeff Mauro's (The Sandwich King) pretzel roll recipe, it is similar to Alton Brown's, but has garlic added.

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