English Muffin Recipe

Heat in a saucepan until very warm:

3 c. milk

1/4 c. butter

In large mixer bowl, combine:

1/4 c. sugar

2 tsp. salt

2 pkgs. dry yeast

3 c. flour

With mixer at low speed, gradually beat liquid into dry ingredients.  Increase speed and beat 2 minutes, or beat vigorously by hand.

Beat in:

2 eggs

2 c. flour

Add:

2 c. flour, or enough to make a stiff dough

Turn dough onto lightly floured surface and knead just until well mixed, about 2 minutes.  Shape dough into a ball and place in greased large bowl, turning once.  Cover; let rise in warm place until doubled, about 1.5 hours.  Turn onto lightly floured surface; cover for 15 minutes and let dough rest.  Meanwhile, place cornmeal in a pie plate.  Roll dough about 3/8″ thick.  Cut dough into 3″ circles; reroll scraps to make 36 circles in all.  Dip both sides of each circle in cornmeal; place circles on cookie sheets.  Cover and let rise in warm place until doubled, about 45 minutes.  Brush large skilet with oil and heat.  When medium hot, put in 6 muffins, cook 8 minutes on each side or until brown.  Repeat until all are cooked.  To serve, split muffins horiontally with tines of fork and toast.

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