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!
- 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
- 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.