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English Muffins

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Ingredients
  Warm water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  White sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Dry yeast 1⁄2 Ounce (2 Packages, 1/4 Ounce Each)
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Flour 6 1⁄2 Cup (104 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Cornmeal 1 Ounce
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat ungreased electric fry pan to 375 °F.

MAKING
2) Mix the water, sugar and yeast; stir until well dissolved.
3) Combine the salt and 2 cups of flour; beat for at least 2 minutes.
4) Put eggs and shortening and beat well for a minute.
5) Work in the remaining flour and let it rest in bowl for about 20 minutes.
6) Roll the dough to 1/2 inch thick and cut with a 3-4 inch cutter.
7) Sprinkle a baking sheet with corn meal and arrange the muffins on it.
8) Sprinkle a little cornmeal over top of the muffins.
9) Cover with a cloth and let rise for about 40-45 minutes.
10) Sprinkle with cornmeal and cook in the preheated pan for about 7-8 minutes on each side - be careful not to burn.

SERVING
11) Serve hot and crispy.

TIP
The muffins will emit a hollow sound when well done.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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