English Muffins Recipe

Kneadless to say, these muffins will never fail to brighten up your morning

There’s nothing quite like a soft, warm toasted English muffin smothered in butter in the morning. Or perhaps with a dollop jam? Or even topped with some fresh berries! A classic breakfast is not complete without them, easy to make and even easier to devour, English muffins are a British delicacy. Read on to find out how to make chewy muffins with the perfect “nooks and crannies” that they’re so well known for!

 

Ingredients

450g Bakers flour

5g caster sugar

7g dry instant yeast

5g salt

280ml milk

40g polenta (For dusting)

40g semolina (For dusting)

Unsalted butter, to serve

 

1. Combine all the ingredients in a mixing bowl then knead to a smooth, firm dough.

2. Place into a lightly greased bowl, large enough for the dough to double in size. Place into the Steam Oven on the wire rack and prove onSteam at 40 degrees celsius for 1 hour.

3. In a small bowl combine semolina and polenta. Set aside.

4. Remove the dough from the Steam Oven. Turn out dough onto a workbench dusted with semolina mix.

5. Using a rolling pin, roll out dough to 2cm thickness, sprinkle the top of the dough with more semolina mix and turn over.

6. Cut discs using  7cm pastry cutter. Place the discs onto paper lined perforated steam container and Steam at 40 degrees celsius for 20 minutes.

7. Increase the temperature and Steam at 100 degrees celsius for 15 minutes or until cooked.

8. Remove from the Oven and allow to cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes

To serve

1. Melt butter in a frying pan on medium heat, Induction setting 6.

2. Brown muffins on each side for approximately 3-5 minutes until golden. Serve immediately.

 

This straightforward recipe will no doubt impress your guests and with the ability to freeze muffins for up to a month means you’ll always be prepared for breakfast.

 

Tips

Muffins can also toasted in the Oven on Fan Grill at 200 degrees celsius until golden

Use dairy-free milk and coconut oil instead of butter for vegan English muffins

Coat the bottom and top of your muffins in fine cornmeal before cooking off for a crispy textured crust

 

Photo credit

https://www.tastingtable.com/cook/recipes/homemade-english-muffins-breads-recipe

https://www.biggerbolderbaking.com/homemade-english-muffins/

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