Fastenwähe (Carnival Caraway-Seed Pretzel of Basel)
180 mins (prep 150, cooking 30)
9 ingredients
12 servings
The Fastenwähe or Fastenwaje is a carnival caraway-seed pretzel. We get to enjoy it in the region of Basel only around this time of year. The Fastenwähe made it's very first appearance way back in the year 1554 in the Swiss Rheinfelden 20 km away from Basel (Switzerland). More about history (in german):

Categories:  swiss , european , heirloom~historical , breads , <-4-hours , yeast-breads , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (76.71 g)
Servings 12
Amount per Serving
Calories 305.95 Calories from Fat 79.56
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8.84g 163.14%
Saturated Fat 5.18g 310.51%
Trans Fat 0.27g %
Cholesterol 32.37mg 129.47%
Sodium 360.43mg 180.21%
Total Carbohydrate 44.41g 177.64%
Dietary Fiber 1.61 g 77.2%
Sugars 11.56 g %
Protein 11.84g 284.27%
Vitamin A 249.36IU% Vitamin C 1.45mg%
Calcium 264.09mg% Iron 2.21mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients: