Do you get tired of spending lots of money just so your family can enjoy something good to eat? I know for me, that item could easily be English Muffins. We love these little muffins, any way you can make them! But, alas, a single 6-pack costs nearly $3, and we’d need two of those to feed our family for one meal! So, I learned how to make my own. The batch I made today gave our family 35 muffins and cost approximately $2.50.
Follow our adventure today, then go get started on your own adventure! First, heat 3 cups milk and one cube butter until it’s fairly warm, but not hot. While that’s heating up, combine in a large mixer bowl:
3 cups flour
2 tsp. salt
2 pkgs. dry yeast
1/4 c. sugar
Mix the milk solution into the dry ingredients, and beat for 2 min. Then add 2 eggs and 2 cups flour. Beat for one more minute.
Keep adding flour until it’s as stiff as your beaters will make it.
Turn out on a floured surface and knead until it looks about like stiff dough. 🙂 If your mixer is really good, you probably won’t have to knead in much.
Be sure to butter your bowl so the bread won’t stick!
Stick the dough in the pot, cover with a towel, and if you’re like me, put it all into the dehydrator on the ‘raise bread’ setting!
Then, you’ve gotta wait. While waiting, you can…
So, dump it out on a lightly floured surface, and while it’s resting, get out the following items: Several plates (or cookie sheets), a small bowl of cornmeal, a biscuit cutter (or, be fancy and use a cup!), and a rolling pin.
Roll out your dough to about 1/2″ thickness