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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 99kcal
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


  • In a medium bowl, add flour, yeast, and salt, stir to combine.
  • 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.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix until a soft and sticky dough forms.
  • 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.
  • The next day, the dough will have doubled in size.
  • Place it onto a floured surface, cover again with plastic wrap and a kitchen towel and let rest for 15 minutes.
  • Roll it out to about one-inch disk in thickness.
  • 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.
  • 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.


  • Heat a large nonstick frying pan over medium-low heat.
  • Place the English muffins onto the frying pan, leaving at least 2 inches between them, and cover with a lid.
  • Cook for about 6-7 minutes, flip over and cook on the other side for another 3-4 minutes.
  • Repeat with the remaining muffins.
  • Store for 4 days at room temperature or freeze for up to 8 weeks.


Calories: 99kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 67mg | Potassium: 77mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 134IU | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 2mg