Bread Machine English Muffins

English Muffins are great when served with breakfast or used as the bread for your favorite sandwich.  The only thing that is better is homemade English Muffins!

Here is a recipe for English Muffins made using your bread machine. This recipe takes the hard work out of making homemade bread.  Next time you want a real treat, give these a try!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour (or more)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dry yeast
  • cornmeal

Directions

  • Put ingredients in the machine in the order listed.
  • Start the dough cycle.
  • When the cycle is finished.
  • Sprinkle corn meal over your work area.
  • Use your hands to pat the dough into a 1/2 inch thick rectangle.
  • Turn the dough so that each side gets lightly coated with cornmeal.
  • Cut into 8 to 10 rounds. (An empty large tuna can works well)
  • When you run out of dough gather up the trimmings and cut more rounds.
  • Place the rounds on a baking sheet, cover and let rise for 20- 30 minutes–until not quite double.
  • Heat a dry cast iron skillet or griddle over a low flame. Lightly spray with Pam.
  • Cook the muffins about 5 to 7 minutes on each side.
  • They should be golden brown when you turn them.
  • Split the muffins with a fork or serrated knife and serve warm.
  • These freeze well and can be reheated in the microwave or toasted.
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