Help With English Muffin Recipe Please!!!!

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by pirtykitty, Mar 10, 2012.

  1. pirtykitty

    pirtykitty Songster

    Dec 8, 2008
    Waco, Texas
  2. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Crowing

    Apr 14, 2011
    Central Oregon
    The internet is full of conversion tables that will do the calculations for you.

    I'm a bit puzzled. English muffins are an American food. I've never met a Brit who knows what they are. The closest thing they've got is crumpets, and they aren't quite the same.
    Last edited: Mar 10, 2012
  3. pirtykitty

    pirtykitty Songster

    Dec 8, 2008
    Waco, Texas
    The english lady who has the recipe says that they just call them muffins.. for some reason we call them english muffins...
    thank you for the information about internet
  4. ignatz

    ignatz In the Brooder

    Mar 8, 2012
    Go here and download that little app. It's *THE* best one I've found since I've started with computers since 1993. It will convert almost anything imaginable to whatever else you want...pounds to stones, ounces to grams, etc. It's extremely easy to use and even works on Windows (I use Linux but it's been ported to windows for you M$ windows users).
  5. pirtykitty

    pirtykitty Songster

    Dec 8, 2008
    Waco, Texas
    Thank you !!!!
  6. grandmasgals

    grandmasgals In the Brooder

    this is my tried and true recipe*****
    English Muffins

    Recipe courtesy Alton Brown

    Show: Good EatsEpisode: The Muffin Man
    Rated 5 stars out of 5
    Total Time:
    57 min
    15 min
    30 min
    12 min
    8 to 10 muffins


    • 1/2 cup non-fat powdered milk
    • 1 tablespoon sugar
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 tablespoon shortening
    • 1 cup hot water
    • 1 envelope dry yeast
    • 1/8 teaspoon sugar
    • 1/3 cup warm water
    • 2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
    • Non-stick vegetable spray
    • Special equipment: electric griddle, 3-inch metal rings, see Cook's Note*

    In a bowl combine the powdered milk, 1 tablespoon of sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, shortening, and hot water, stir until the sugar and salt are dissolved. Let cool. In a separate bowl combine the yeast and 1/8 teaspoon of sugar in 1/3 cup of warm water and rest until yeast has dissolved. Add this to the dry milk mixture. Add the sifted flour and beat thoroughly with wooden spoon. Cover the bowl and let it rest in a warm spot for 30 minutes.
    Preheat the griddle to 300 degrees F.
    Add the remaining 1/2 teaspoon of salt to mixture and beat thoroughly. Place metal rings onto the griddle and coat lightly with vegetable spray. Using #20 ice cream scoop, place 2 scoops into each ring and cover with a pot lid or cookie sheet and cook for 5 to 6 minutes. Remove the lid and flip rings using tongs. Cover with the lid and cook for another 5 to 6 minutes or until golden brown. Place on a cooling rack, remove rings and cool. Split with fork and serve.
    *Cook's Note: Small tuna cans with tops and bottoms removed work well for metal rings.
  7. bigmike&nan

    bigmike&nan Songster

    Fascinating reading this recipe as I come from a family that makes English Muffins - Newly Weds Foods, Chicago. I remember when we first moved back to Chicago in 1960 that my Dad started bringing home sample runs of the muffins, they were heavy and pretty bad. But over time they figured out the right technique and really got it down. Anytime I go home and visit The Plant my uncle always makes sure I get to see the line and get a case of muffins right off the line to share with my Mom, they are so different right off the line...
    Last edited: Mar 24, 2012

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