English Muffins

Save to My Recipes

There is nothing like homemade nooks and crannies. If your griddle is not seasoned, oil it lightly with some vegetable oil or pan spray.

Difficulty: Medium

Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 1 hour 30 minutes

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups water
  • 1 Tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 1¾ tsp. active dry yeast (1 package)
  • 1 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine water, sugar, and yeast. Mix well and set aside until foamy, about 10 minutes.
  • Add butter, salt, and flour. Beat together 8–10 minutes, until a smooth dough is formed. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside to rise in a warm spot until doubled in volume, about 1 hour.
  • Heat griddle over high heat. Test griddle by sprinkling on a little water. If it sizzles and evaporates, it’s ready. Lower heat to medium-low. Place muffin rings on the griddle and fill them halfway with batter. Cover loosely with foil and cook until muffins are browned on the bottom, about 5 minutes. Using a spatula or tongs, flip over each muffin and ring. Cover and cook another 5 minutes. Cool completely before splitting and serving.