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Easy English Muffin Loaves - Bakerette

Easy English Muffin Loaves

These easy English muffin loaves have an authentic English muffin flavor that is chewy on the inside and crusty on the outside

These easy English muffin loaves have an authentic English muffin flavor that is chewy on the inside and crusty on the outside

LeAnn Bird of PantryFriendlyCooking.comWhen I am out late at night and we go to a restaurant for a snack I used to go for a sweet treat. I usually ended up with a feeling of “oh crap”, I shouldn’t have eaten that Hot Fudge Sundae at 3 am. How dumb? Now I am a little better at my late night snack selection. I go for English muffins with Grape Jelly. It settles so much better and I am hoping that I consume less calories.  It makes me feel better.

These easy English Muffin Loaves have all the same flavor and texture of my stand-by late-night snack. My recipe makes 2 loaves to eat one now and freeze the other for later.

Easy English Muffin Loaves

Mix the dry ingredients together before adding the liquid.

I love to toast sliced Easy English Muffin Loaves. They have an amazing texture toasted.  They are coated with corn meal so they have the exact same flavors as your store bought brands.

Easy English Muffin Loaves

Grease pans and coat with corn meal.

Easy English Muffin Loaves

Place the dough into baking pans and coat with corn meal before baking.

Easy English Muffin Loaves

Let the English Muffin Loaves double in size before baking. Mine went a little too far.

They are not much different than making any other homemade bread. I make bread in my Bosch machine. It does all the heavy kneading for me. Set the timer and it does all the work. One of my good friend’s husband, Todd, loves to knead the dough by hand. He has a weird fetish about the dough. LOVES it so much. As we watch him make baguettes it is almost necessary to scream “Get a room” but no one does. Everyone just chuckles at him. He is a good sport and laughs along. It is always fun in one of his bread baking classes.

Easy English Muffin Loaves

English Muffin loaves baking in the oven

Easy English Muffin Loaves really don’t  require too much. They only need to rise once and mine even on cold days are ready to bake in about 45 minutes. (It always seem too short when you are busy doing something else). They bake up easily in a bread pan in about 25 minutes.

Easy English Muffin Loaves from scratch

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Easy English Muffin Loaves
 
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Authentic flavor, chewy on the inside and crusty outside muffins turned into sliced bread.
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Serves: 2 loaves
Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons yeast
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 5- 6 cups flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 2 cups almond milk
  • 1/4 cup cornmeal for dusting pans
Instructions
  1. Grease 2 loaf pans and coat with corn meal. Place water in a cup and running hand under hot water tap until it is hot but not so hot you can't keep your fingers under it. Add yeast and stir to dissolve. Add sugar and stir. Set aside.
  2. Place 1/2 of the flour, salt and baking soda into a Bosch machine and stir to combine. Add milk and yeast mixture. Turn machine on and stir until combined into a soft dough. Knead for 7 minutes on medium speed.
  3. Separate into two loaves and gently place into the loaf pans. Sprinkle remaining cornmeal over the top of each loaf.
  4. Cover with a wet dishtowel and allow to rise in a warm place until they are nearly doubled in size. ( about 45 min) Bake at 400 degrees for 25 minutes. Cool before removing from pans. Slice and enjoy with butter and little smear of your favorite jam or jelly
  5. For round muffins bake in a round can about 4 inches in diameter. Be sure to grease and dust the can before baking. Allow enough space for the dough to rise in the can. Do not over fill.

 

About Jen

Jen is owner, author, and creative mind behind Bakerette. Jen eats a vegan diet and recently converted Bakerette to a plant-based website that offers a smattering of healthful recipes! Jen is author of the cookbook Festive Feasts: Meals and Memories from Halloween to Christmas, which can be purchased online at Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

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