Thomas English Muffins copy catFrom dottiet 5 years ago
How to make it
- Sift the flour and salt into a bowl and leave in a warm place. Dissolve the yeast and sugar in warm (105º F) milk (M-Waved).
- Let froth, then mix in the butter.
- Stir all the liquid into the warm flour and beat well until smooth and elastic.
- Cover and proof in a warm place for 50 minutes or until doubled in bulk.
- Turn onto a well-floured board and knead, working a little more flour if necessary to make the dough easier to shape.
- Round up the dough, roll into a thick sausage shape and (using the sharpest knife you have) slice into 8 to 10 portions, each about 1 1/2
- ~ 1 3/4 inch thick.
- Shape each one into a round with straight sides.
- Put onto a greased baking sheet.
- Cover (use greased plastic wrap) and put in a warm place to proof for 30-40 minutes or until springy to the touch.
- Leave room for expansion and be careful not to over-proof, as the muffins will get flabby and lose their shape.
- Warm and grease the bakestone lightly.
- Lift the muffins carefully onto the bakestone and cook over very moderate heat for 8-10 minutes until pale gold underneath.
- Turn and cook the other side.
- Wrap in a cloth and keep warm if cooking in batches.
- To serve, insert a knife in the side, pull the top and bottom slightly apart, and insert slivers of butter.
The Cookdottiet Woodward, OK
The Rating6 people
My favorite..didn't know I could make them..thanks for a wonderful post ^5 from me!mystic_river1 in Bradenton loved it
I just love english muffins. I have never tried baking them at home, what a good idea! I will try this soon. Thank you!razzberi in Asheville loved it
Good stuff. Try making them with sour dough starter some time. A whole different taste.elgourmand in Apia loved it