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                          HANDMADE ENGLISH MUFFINS
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 Serving Size  : 18   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads                           Muffins
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       c            Milk
    1       tb           Sugar
    1 1/2   ts           Salt
      1/4   c            Vegetable oil
      1/2   c            Lukewarm water
    1       t            Sugar
    1       tb           Yeast
    1                    Egg (optional)
    4       c            All-purpose flour, whole
                         Wheat, or both
   Scald the milk stir in the Tbs of sugar, the salt, and
   the vegetable. oil Pour into a large bowl and let
   stand until tepid Sprinkle the tsp of sugar and the
   yeast into the water, let stand 10 mins Stir the
   yeast, then pour into the lukewarm milk mixture. Beat
   in egg and two cups flour until smooth Cover bowl and
   let rise until doubled and bubbly (~1.25 hours) Stir
   down the bubbles and add the other 2 cups of flour
   Knead on a floured surface (adding more flour as
   needed) Let rise again until doubled Sprinkle cornmeal
   on your kneading surface Roll dough to about 1/2 inch
   think Sprinkle cornmeal on top Use a cup or a biscuit
   cutter to cut into rounds Cover and let rise again
   until doubles Heat an electric skillet to medium (I
   used 300) Spray with Pam (or otherwise lightly grease)
   Place muffin on hot surface, cover the pan Cook on one
   side 3-8 mins until brown Flip then brown the other
   yield: 18-20
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