• Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Cook Time 30 minutes
  • Serving For 4 people
  • Difficulty Normal

Recipe Ingredient

  • 300g bread flour or high protein flour
  • 2¼ tsp instant yeast
  • 1½ tsp sugar
  • 1½ tsp salt
  • 180ml cold water
  • 42g shortening
  • Sesame seeds


  1. Sift flour into a large mixing bowl. Stir in sugar, salt and yeast to mix.
  2. Make a well in the centre and pour in the water.
  3. Add in shortening and mix into a soft dough.
  4. Remove dough out onto a floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic.
  5. Return the dough into the bowl and cover with a piece of cling film wrap and leave aside to prove for 40–45 minutes.
  6. Punch down the dough and form into a big ball. Let it rest for 15 minutes.
  7. Put dough on a lightly-floured surface and roll out into a rectangle of about 50x12cm piece. Using a pastry or pizza wheel cut the dough lengthwise into strips.
  8. Wet the palm of your hands lightly with water and roll the strips, stretching it slightly.
  9. Sprinkle some sesame seeds onto a table-top and place the strips of dough over them. Next, roll the dough in the seeds.
  10. Lift the strips of dough onto the baking tray that´s lined with parchment paper.
  11. Brush the dough strips lightly with water and sprinkle with a dash of salt. Allow to rest for 10–12 minutes.
  12. Bake in preheated oven at 220°C for 15 minutes.
  13. Remove the baking tray from the oven and set aside to cool. Rebake again in a preheated oven at 150°C for 10–15 minutes or until lightly browned and very crisp.
  14. The ends will curl up slightly. Transfer the breadsticks from the baking tray onto wire racks to cool.

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