English Muffins
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Delicious and flavorful homemade English muffins.
Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 18 muffins
  • 1 cup milk
  • ¾ cup water
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2½ teaspoons yeast
  • 2 teaspoon sugar
  • 4 cups flour
  • Cornmeal
  1. Scald milk and butter until warm. (about 105-115F)
  2. Add butter, yeast, and sugar to milk mixture. Let sit about 5 minutes to allow yeast to bloom.
  3. Mix in flour. (I used a stand mixer for this.) This will form a soft dough, so it is easiest to use a stand mixer or bread machine to knead the dough. Knead until smooth and shiny, about 5 minutes.
  4. Place dough in a greased large bowl, cover, and let rise until double in size, about 1-2 hours.
  5. Split dough into 18-20 even pieces. Roll pieces into balls, and sit on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Let rise an additional 20-30 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle a large skillet with cornmeal, and carefully place muffins in it. Cook on the stovetop over medium high heat, until bottoms are browned. Flip muffins and brown other side.
  7. Move skillet to the oven (or if skillet is not oven-safe, transfer muffins to a baking sheet) and bake at 400F for 10-12 minutes.
  8. For best results, use a fork to spit muffins, rather than a knife to cut them.
Recipe by Jens Favorite Cookies at http://jensfavoritecookies.com/2015/01/26/english-muffins/