Chinese Pretzels

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin on December 16, 2009.



Chinese Pretzels

  • Vegetable oil for deep frying
  • 1 3/4 cups cornstarch
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • Dash of salt
  • 1/4 cup evaporated milk, undiluted
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1 egg, beaten


  1. Heat oil to 400°F.
  2. In a large bowl, sift cornstarch with flour, sugar and salt.
  3. Combine milk, water and egg.
  4. Stir into dry ingredients; mix until smooth.
  5. Heat rosette iron in oil until hot.
  6. Dip hot iron into batter only up to top of rosette and return to oil.
  7. Cook until pretzels are delicately browned, turning once.
  8. Drain on paper towels.

Makes 72 Servings.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving:
50 calories,3 g fat, 0.5g saturated fat, 5 mg cholesterol, 10 mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 1 g sugar, 0.5 g protein


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