Lucuma pretzels
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Lucuma pretzels

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Serves 1 - 53 Pieces

Delicious biscuit-like pretzels made with Lucuma powder.

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  • Ingredients:
  • -100g or a generous 1/3 cup of unsalted butter.
  • -100g or 7 tbsp caster (superfine) sugar.
  • -1 egg
  • -200g or 2 cups of plain (all-purpose) flour.
  • -50g or 1/4 cup of Lucuma powder.
  • To decorate:
  • -Icing sugar


    1. Lightly grease a baking tray or line with baking paper. Beat together the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg.
    2. Sift together the flour and Lucuma powder and gradually beat in to form a soft dough. Use your fingers to incorporate the last of the flour and bring the dough together. Make a ball, wrap with cling film and put in the fridge for 15 minutes.
    3. Break pieces from the dough and roll into thin sausage shapes about 10cm/4 inches long and 6mm thick. Twist into pretzel shapes by making a circle, then twist the ends through each other to form a letter "B".
    4. Place on the prepared baking tray, slightly spaced apart to allow for spreading during cooking.
    5. Bake in a preheated oven, 190C/375F/Gas mark 5, for 8-12 minutes (not more or they'll probably burn). The smell coming from the oven is just incredible.... and believe me, all your neighbours will be queuing up outside your door :-) Leave the pretzels to cool slightly on the baking tray, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Sprinkle them with icing sugar, or instead you can mix icing sugar and Lucuma powder to sprinkle your pretzels.

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10th Feb, 2012
I can't stop making them, they're the ideal snack! :-)
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