Homemade Weight Watchers English Muffins Recipe
Homemade Weight Watchers English Muffins Recipe. Making your own English muffins is a fun baking project.
These delicious muffins are perfect for breakfast or as a snack, and they can be customized with your favorite toppings. Plus, making them at home is much cheaper than buying them from the store.
An American classic breakfast, or brunch recipe.
This made from scratch bread takes some time to make, but they are worth it. Made with milk, sugar, active dry yeast, water, flour, shortening, and salt.
You make these on your griddle to make them a little crispy on the outside, and soft and fluffy on the inside.
It may seem intimidating, and that there are a lot of steps, but I break it down to make it easier to follow. There is a lot of rising time, but the
What are English Muffins
English muffins are a type of bread that is popular in the United States.
They are made with flour, milk, and yeast, and they are typically toasted before being served.
English muffins can be eaten with butter or jam, or they can be used to make sandwiches. Some people also like to use them as a replacement for bagels.
Weight Watchers Points
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6 WW Smart Points
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Active Dry Yeast
What is active dry yeast? It is a form of dried yeast that is made from compressed baker’s yeast. The drying process removes the water, while the compression process flattens and ruptures the cells. This increases the surface area and allows more contact with the air, which helps to activate the yeast.
Active dry yeast can be stored for long periods of time and can be reactivated by adding it to warm water. It is commonly used in baking applications.
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Homemade Weight Watchers English Muffins
- 1 cup milk
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 1 pkg (.25 oz) active dry yeast
- 1 cup warm water 110° F
- 6 cups all-purpose flour divided
- ¼ cup shortening melted
- 1 tsp salt
- Prepare a large mixing bowl, by greasing.
- In a small saucepan, add milk, and heat until it begins to bubble.
- Take saucepan off of heat. Stir in sugar until it has dissolved. Set aside to cool until lukewarm.
- In the meantime, in a small mixing bowl, add warm water, and yeast. Stir to mix, and set aside approximately 10 minutes, or until it becomes creamy.
- In a large mixing bowl, add lukewarm milk, 3 cups of flour, melted shortening, and the yeast mixture. Beat mixture until smooth.
- Add in salt, and the other 3 cups of flour. You may need less flour, so add a little at a time until you get a soft dough.
- Knead dough, then place the dough in the prepared, greased bowl.
- Cover bowl with waxed paper, and set aside to rise.
- Punch down dough. Roll out to approximately ½ inch thick.
- Let stand for approximately 15 to 20 minutes to rise again.
- On a flat surface, layout waxed paper, and sprinkle cornmeal on it.
- Using a biscuit cutter, cut out rounds. Place on prepared waxed paper.
- Dust cornmeal on top of rounds.
- Cover rounds with waxed paper, and let rise for approximately ½ hour.
- In the meantime, grease, and heat griddle to medium heat.
- On the prepared griddle, in batches, cook rounds for approximately 10 minutes, per side.
- Place cooked English Muffins on a cooking rack to fully cool.
- When fully cooled, store in an airtight container.
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