Pletzel

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Appears in Cook's Country August/September 2016

We were latecomers to this old-school deli bread. But now that we’ve met, we’re in love.

SERVES6 to 8

TIME1 hour, plus 20 minutes resting and 2½ to 3 hours rising

Pletzel

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Our challenge while creating a recipe for pletzel—an old-school deli flatbread featuring onion and poppy seeds—was to figure out how to handle the superhydrated dough. Forming it required both a 20-minute rest and 10 minutes of machine knea...

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