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English Muffins recipe.

English Muffins Recipe

English Muffins are the perfect go-to breakfast food! Much like pancakes, these rounded delights can make anyone jump right out of bed quickly!

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword English Muffins Recipe
Prep Time 1 day
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 day 30 minutes
Servings 14 muffins
Calories 99 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon instant yeast
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cups milk
  • 1/2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons butter unsalted


  1. In a medium bowl, add flour, yeast, and salt, stir to combine.
  2. In another bowl, add the milk, water, and butter, microwave for30 seconds or until lukewarm and the butter has melted. Do not make the mixture too hot.
  3. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix until a soft and sticky dough forms.
  4. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and cover tightly with plastic wrap and a clean kitchen towel. Let it sit at room temperature for a minimum of 18 hours.
  5. The next day, the dough will have doubled in size.
  6. Place it onto a floured surface, cover again with plastic wrap and a kitchen towel and let rest for 15 minutes.
  7. Roll it out to about one-inch disk in thickness.
  8. Using a 3-inch cookie cutter dusted in flour, cut out rounds and transfer them to a baking tray lined with parchment paper. You can place the muffins in the fridge to be cooked off later.
  9. Cover the muffins with plastic wrap and a tea towel and let rest for about 40-45 minutes for the circled tp puff up more.


  1. Heat a large nonstick frying pan over medium-low heat.
  2. Place the English muffins onto the frying pan, leaving at least 2 inches between them, and cover with a lid.
  3. Cook for about 6-7 minutes, flip over and cook on the other side for another 3-4 minutes.
  4. Repeat with the remaining muffins.
  5. Store for 4 days at room temperature or freeze for up to 8 weeks.
Nutrition Facts
English Muffins Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 99 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 67mg3%
Potassium 77mg2%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 134IU3%
Calcium 41mg4%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.