Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr
Say good morning with English Muffins in a loaf. Make it in just 60 minutes, and toast it for a delicious way to start the day. This came from Good Housekeeping. I have not tried this, just posting for safe keeping.
- 5 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1⁄4 teaspoon baking soda
- 4 ounces fleischmann's fast rising yeast (2 packages)
- 2 cups milk
- 1⁄2 cup water
- Set aside 1 cup flour. In large bowl, combine remaining flour, sugar, salt, soda and yeast. Heat liquids until very warm (125-130F). Add to dry mixture; beat well. Stir in reserved flour to make stiff batter. Spoon into two 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 or 9 x 5"-inch loaf dishes that have been greased and sprinkled with cornmeal. Sprinkle tops with cornmeal. Cover; microwave on MEDIUM (50%) power 1 minute. Let rest 10 minutes. Repeat cooking and resting, allowing dough to double in size. To bake, microwave each loaf separately on HIGH (100%) power for 6 minutes., 30 seconds. Surface of loaf will be flat and pale in color. Allow to rest in dishes 5 minutes; remove and cool. To serve slice and toast.
- Regular Oven Directions: Prepare dough as above, using up to 1 cup extra flour to make a very still batter. Spoon into loaf pans or dishes. Cover; let rise in warm place 30 minutes. Bake at 400 for 25 minutes. Remove from pans immediately and cool.
- To Use Fleischmann's Regular Active Dry Yeast: Prepare dough as above, using 3 cups flour in first mixing step. Stir in remaining flour to make desired batter. For microwave rising, repeat cooking and resting 3 times; for regular oven, let rise 45 minutes. Bake as directed above.