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Homemade English Muffins Recipe


  • 6 cup Flour
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 2 1/4 tsp 1 packet Yeast
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 cup warm Water
  • 3 tbsp softened Butter
  • Corn Meal


  • Add yeast to warm water and allow to sit.
  • Warm milk and dissolve sugar in it. Set aside to cool.
  • Put 3 cups of flour, salt, butter, egg, yeast mix and milk mix and beat until smooth.Add remaining flour 1/2 cup at a time until a soft dough forms.
  • Knead for 5 minutes in mixer or 10 minutes by hand.
  • Place dough in a oiled bowl cover and let rise until doubled.
  • Line 2 cookie sheets with wax paper and dust each with corn meal.
  • Punch down risen dough; divide into 18 pieces.
  • Roll each into a ball and gently press down to a 3" diameter.
  • Place each on the wax paper and dust tops with corn meal as well.
  • Cover and allow to rise for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 200.
  • Grease and heat griddle over medium low heat.
  • Cook muffins about 10 minutes each side until golden brown.
  • Transfer cooked muffins to oven to keep warm.
  • Allow to cool completely before storing.
  • Use a fork to gently pry muffins open before using.