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English Muffin Bread Loaf Recipe

English Muffin Bread Loaf Recipe

"MANY YEARS AGO, a good friend gave me her mother's recipe for this delightful bread, and I've made it ever since. It's perfect for a hearty breakfast, especially when smothered with you favorite jam."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:32 servings


  • 5 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) Red Star® Platinum Superior Baking Yeast™
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups warm milk (120° to 130°)
  • 1/2 cup warm water (120° to 130°)
  • Cornmeal


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine 2 cups flour, yeast, sugar, salt and baking soda. Add warm milk and water; beat on low speed for 30 seconds, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat on high for 3 minutes.
  • 2. Stir in remaining flour (batter will be stiff). Do not knead. Grease two 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pans. Sprinkle pans with cornmeal. Spoon batter into the pans and sprinkle cornmeal on top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 45 minutes.
  • 3. Bake at 375° for 35 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pans immediately and cool on wire racks. Slice and toast. Yield: 2 loaves.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 83 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 165 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.