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English Muffin Bread
Prep Time
1 hr 10 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
1 hr 45 mins
 
Much better than the store-bought muffins and so easy to make!
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: english muffin recipe, homemade breakfast bread
Servings: 2 loaves
Author: Jackie
Ingredients
  • 5 cups bread purpose flour divided
  • 1 1/2 tbsp active dry yeast
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp butter softened
  • 2 cups milk warm to the touch
  • 1/2 cup water warm to the touch
  • Cornmeal
Instructions
  1. In the bowl of your electric mixer, or a large bowl, combine 2 cups flour, yeast, sugar, salt, and baking soda, whisk to combine.
  2. Add butter, milk, and water and beat on high for about 4-5 minutes.

  3. Gradually add remaining 3 cups of flour, and bit until mixture has thickened slightly. Mixture will still be sticky.

  4. Prepare to bread loaf pans by spraying with non-stick cooking spray and sprinkling with cornmeal.
  5. Evenly distribute dough into both pans and sprinkle with more cornmeal.
  6. Cover with a damp cloth and place in a warm dry area to double in size, about 45 minutes.
  7. Once doubled in size, preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  8. Bake loaves for about 35 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Remove from pans immediately and cool on wire racks.
  10. Slice, toast, and enjoy!