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Luxury English Muffins


  • Author: Mila Clarke Buckley
  • Total Time: 3 hours 20 minutes
  • Yield: 10 english muffins 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 3/4 teaspoons instant yeast
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fine sea salt or kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 1/2 cups unbleached bread flour
  • 1 1/2 cups room temperature buttermilk (70°F to 78°F)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder (if you want them to be a little less dense)
  • Cornmeal, for dusting
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil or unsalted butter

Instructions

  1. Combine the flour, sugar, salt, and yeast together in a large mixing bowl or the bowl of a standing mixer fitted with the dough hook. Add the buttermilk slowly and mix on medium speed.
  2. Knead the dough until it is smooth, 8 to 10 minutes on medium-low speed. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap or a warm towel and let it stand at room temperature until it doubles in size – about one hour.
  3. Grease a baking sheet with olive oil and then dust it with cornmeal.
  4. Turn the dough onto a floured countertop and divide it into 10 equal pieces. Round each piece into a ball and place the balls on the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Sprinkle the tops of the dough balls with more cornmeal and cover loosely with plastic wrap or a warm towel. Let stand at room temperature until puffy and almost doubled in size, 1 to 1-1⁄2 hours.
  6. Heat the oven to 350°F. Place a clean baking sheet in the oven. Heat a cast-iron griddle or skillet on top of the stove over medium-low heat. Melt a teaspoon or two of the butter on the preheated griddle.
  7. Cook the dough until the bottoms are golden brown, 2-3 minutes.
  8. As the muffins are browned on both sides, place them on the baking sheet in the oven and bake until they are cooked through, 6 to 8 minutes.
  9. These are best the same day, but you can also bag and freeze them – warm them up in a damp paper towel so they get soft and fluffy again.
  10. Grab your favorite jam, or preserves, and enjoy!
  • Prep Time: 3 hours
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Bread
  • Method: Pan Cooked
  • Cuisine: English

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