- 1 ½ cups warm water 110°-115°F.
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 ½ teaspoons active dry yeast or 1 packet
- 3 ¾ to 4 cups all-purpose flour
- 3 tablespoons butter melted
- 1 beaten egg yolk for brushing
- kosher salt
- 5 cups water
- ⅓ cup baking soda
Combine water, sugar, salt, and yeast in a large bowl. Let sit 5 minutes or until foamy.
Add melted butter and stir in flour a bit at a time until well combined.
Mix with a dough hook for about 5 minutes until smooth and elastic or knead by hand for about 10 minutes.
Place the dough in a greased bowl, cover with a towel and let rise for 60 minutes or doubled in size.
Preheat the oven to 450°F. Line a baking pan with parchment paper.
Bring water and baking soda to a boil in a large pot.
Divide dough into 4 pieces. Roll each piece into a 24″ rope. Cut dough into 2″ pieces.
Drop dough pieces into boiling water for about 10 seconds. Remove with a slotted spoon and allow water to drip away.
Place dough on prepared pans, brush with egg yolk and sprinkle with salt.
Bake 9-11 minutes or until golden brown.
Saturated Fat: 1g
Vitamin A: 27IU