How To Make Homemade English Muffins
This English muffin recipe is so easy to make and will save you money over buying them pre-made. Best of all, you know exactly what is in them!
english muffin recipe
.25 ounce package active dry yeast
110 degrees F/45 degrees C
melted shortening or butter
cormeal for dusting
Warm the milk in a small saucepan until it bubbles, then remove from heat. Let cool until lukewarm.
In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add honey and gently mix. Let stand for 10-15 minutes until bubbly and creamy..
In a large bowl, combine the milk, yeast mixture, shortening and 3 cups flour. Beat until smooth.
Add salt and the rest of the flour, or until a soft dough forms.
Turn dough out on to a lightly floured cutting board and knead for a about a minute.
Place in greased bowl, cover, and let rise.
Punch down dough and roll out to about 3/8″ thick. Using a large biscuit cutter, cut dough in to rounds.
Dust parchment paper with cornmeal and set the rounds on it to rise. Dust tops of rounds with cornmeal
Cover and let rise 45 minutes to an hour.
Heat a lightly-greased griddle. Cook muffins on griddle on top of stove over medium heat for about 10 minutes on each side
To use, split and toast.
When I make these, I usually will make a double, triple or even quadruple batch. They freeze beautifully!