Vegan Pretzels | Oil Free & All-Natural Sweetness

Pretzels were always such an amazing treat when I was young, so developing a vegan version was essential.

Here's a simple and delicious recipe that will surely have your tastebuds satisfied.

Preparation Time: 55 Minutes

Cooking Time: 15 Minutes

Total Time: 1 Hour and 10 Minutes

Makes 2 Servings (4 Pretzels)

INGREDIENTS

Pretzels

  • 1 Pitted Medjool Date

  • 1/2 Tsp Yeast

  • 3/4 Cups of Water

  • 1 Cup Wholemeal Flour

  • 1 Cup Oat Flour

  • 2 Tsp Baking Powder

 

Toppings

  • 1/2 Tbsp Carob powder + 1 Soaked Medjool Date (blended)

  • 4 Almonds (crushed)

  • 1/2 Tbsp Ground Flaxseeds

  • 1/2 Tbsp Pumpkin Seeds

METHOD

  1. Soak medjool date in warm water for 5 minutes.

  2. Blend into a syrup form.

  3. Add 1/4 cup water to a bowl, then add 1/2 tbsp date syrup and mix.

  4. Add yeast to this mixture, then allow to sit for 5 minutes.

  5. Place flours in a bowl and mix with baking powder.

  6. Add yeast to the flour mixture after 5 minutes has elapsed and mix.

  7. Add 3/4 cups of water and mix.

  8. Knead the dough for 5 minutes.

  9. Allow to rise for 40 minutes.

  10. Once 40 minutes has elapsed, knock out the air from the dough, then divide equally.

  11. Roll the dough out and shape into a pretzel form.

  12. Bring a pot of water to boil and add 1/2 tsp baking powder.

  13. Place pretzel doughs into the pot for 30 seconds each.

  14. After each pretzel has been removed from the pot, glaze each pretzel with 1/2 tbsp date syrup.

  15. Place in oven for 15 minutes at 230°C.