Easy English Muffin Recipe, Homemade McMuffins

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Making your own McMuffins is easier than you might think. As I will demonstrate in this video.

They are the perfect treat and way better than the ones you buy. Plus, you can fill them with your favourite fillings. This recipe makes 4 muffins. Multiply the amount of ingredients to make more.

Watch the video down below for detailed instructions.

Ingredients

140g (5oz) strong white bread flour 

10g (0.35oz) soft butter

2g (0.07oz) salt

6g (0.2oz) sugar

1 egg yolk

1g (0.03oz) dry yeast or 3x the amount of fresh yeast

100g (3.5oz) cold milk

Semolina for sprinkling

To learn more about dough temperature control click here.

Method

  1. In a bowl add the milk, yeast, salt, sugar, butter, and egg yolk. Mix to combine.
  2. Add the flour and mix until no dry flour left.
  3. Knead the dough using the stretch and fold method for around 5 – 7 minutes. Desired dough temperature 25 – 26C (77-79F).
  4. Cover and proof for 1.5 hours.
  5. Divide the dough into 4 pieces and shape into balls.
  6. Sprinkle your pan generously with semolina and place the dough balls in it. Sprinkle more semolina on top. Cover.
  7. Final proof 30 minutes.
  8. Cook on low heat for 10 minutes on one side. Flip and cook for another 10 minutes.

Let them cool down and enjoy!

Watch the video here

Understanding the principles of bread making will let you be in complete control every time you make bread. It will reduce the failure rate and turn you into an even more confident home baker.

I highly recommend you check out the Learning page where I have detailed, easy to understand explanations on each step of the bread baking process and the principles behind it.

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