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Homemade English Muffins

  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 12 Muffins 1x


These Homemade English Muffins are super easy to make, and cost pennies compared to packages in the store. The ultra low price beats even store brands! Whip up a batch or two to freeze, and enjoy yummy English Muffins all month long!


  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons rapid-rise yeast


  1. Put ingredients in bread machine starting with wet ingredients, then dry. Yeast should always be last. Start the dough cycle.
  2. When cycle is finished, sprinkle a liberal amount of corn meal over the counter, place dough on top and sprinkle with corn meal. Use your hands to pat the dough into a 1 inch thick rectangle and use a circle-shaped cookie cutter to cut muffins.
  3. Place the rounds on a baking sheet, cover and let rise for 20- 30 minutes.
  4. Heat a dry cast iron skillet or griddle over medium heat and cook the muffins 3-4 minutes on each side until golden brown.
  5. Split the muffins with a fork or serrated knife and serve warm with butter and jam. Freeze for later.


Recipe adapted from

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: english muffins, homemade english muffins