German Pigs in a Blanket

Frankfurter Würstchen im Schlafrock
Easy German version of Pigs in a Blanket starts with crustless bread with German flavors like curry ketchup, gherkins, and German mustard. Make with your kids!
Servings: 6
Ingredients
  • 6 large thin slices white bread
  • German mustard sweet or medium-hot, to spread
  • a little curry ketchup such as Hela or Zeisner
  • 6 Frankfurters such as Boeklunder or Meica
  • 3 slivered German pickled gherkins such as Hengstenberg or Kuehne
  • 1-3/4 oz butter melted
Instructions
  1. Cut the crusts from the bread and using a rolling pin, roll to make the bread a little pliable.
  2. Spread thinly with the mustard making sure it reaches the edges evenly, then drizzle over a little curry ketchup, if used. Place a Frankfurter at the top end and tuck in a couple or more the gherkin slices.
  3. Roll up quite firmly, place joint side down on a baking tray and secure with a wooden toothpick. Brush the top and sides with the melted butter.
  4. Make 5 more rolls in the same way then bake for 12 to 15 minutes until golden brown and crisp. Remove and cool until warm. Take out the sticks before serving.
  5. Alternative suggestion: Use a pretzel dough to make pigs in the Bavarian pretzel blanket. We recommend the Kathi Pretzel Mix to make a perfect pretzel dough.
Credit:
Recipe courtesy of Roz Denny, Modern German Cooking
Frankfurter Würstchen im Schlafrock
Easy German version of Pigs in a Blanket starts with crustless bread with German flavors like curry ketchup, gherkins, and German mustard. Make with your kids!
Servings: 6
Ingredients
  • 6 large thin slices white bread
  • German mustard sweet or medium-hot, to spread
  • a little curry ketchup such as Hela or Zeisner
  • 6 Frankfurters such as Boeklunder or Meica
  • 3 slivered German pickled gherkins such as Hengstenberg or Kuehne
  • 1-3/4 oz butter melted
Instructions
  1. Cut the crusts from the bread and using a rolling pin, roll to make the bread a little pliable.
  2. Spread thinly with the mustard making sure it reaches the edges evenly, then drizzle over a little curry ketchup, if used. Place a Frankfurter at the top end and tuck in a couple or more the gherkin slices.
  3. Roll up quite firmly, place joint side down on a baking tray and secure with a wooden toothpick. Brush the top and sides with the melted butter.
  4. Make 5 more rolls in the same way then bake for 12 to 15 minutes until golden brown and crisp. Remove and cool until warm. Take out the sticks before serving.
  5. Alternative suggestion: Use a pretzel dough to make pigs in the Bavarian pretzel blanket. We recommend the Kathi Pretzel Mix to make a perfect pretzel dough.
Credit:
Recipe courtesy of Roz Denny, Modern German Cooking