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Homemade English Muffins

Homemade English Muffins are made from basic pantry items. They are mixed together and then cooked in an iron skillet to get nice and toasty! They are delicious!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
rising time 4 hrs
Total Time 5 hrs
Course Breakfast, Lunch, Main Meal, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people


  • 2-3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup warm milk (not warmer than 120 degrees)
  • 2 tsp activated, dry yeast
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • cornmeal for sprinkling on both sides of muffin


  • Mix warmed milk, yeast and sugar together, set aside for a few minutes.
  • Using your stand mixing bowl, place the dough hook on and add the flour and salt, mix for a moment to spread salt evenly though flour.
  • Then add the milk and yeast mixture to the flour in the bowl and mix for about 3-4 minutes.
  • Once you have mixed the dough for 3-4 minutes, remove the dough and place it in a greased bowl, cover with plastic wrap for 2-3 hours, or until at least double.
  • When the dough is more than double, remove dough and place onto lightly floured surface and cut dough into equal pieces and shape into balls.
  • Sprinkle cornmeal onto a baking sheet and place the balls of dough onto the cornmeal and flatten with your fingertips or palm of your hands and sprinkle with more cornmeal.
  • Cover and let rise for an hour.
  • Heat skillet or griddle over medium low heat and gently place the muffins in the skillet and cook approximately 5 minutes per side or until toasted and golden looking.
  • Preheat oven to 350 and place muffins into oven hot oven for 5 minutes to bake. This is just in case the middles did not get completely cooked through.
  • Let cool for 1 hour and then using a fork, split them open from around the waist of the muffin. Place in toaster to crisp up or eat as you desire. Enjoy!!
Keyword Homemade Baked Goods, Homemade English Muffins