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Homemade English Muffin Bread Recipe

Homemade English Muffin Bread Recipe

Most of my cooking and baking is from scratch, and I think it's worth the time and effort. Everyone enjoys homemade goodies like this delicious bread. —Elsie Trippett, Jackson, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + rising Bake: 35 min. YIELD:32 servings


  • 5 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups warm milk (110° to 115°)
  • 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 30 seconds, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat on high 3 minutes. Stir in remaining flour (batter will be stiff). Do not knead.
  • 2. Grease two 8x4-in. loaf pans. Sprinkle pans with cornmeal. Spoon batter into pans and sprinkle cornmeal on top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 45 minutes.
  • 3. Preheat oven to 375°. Bake 35 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool. Yield: 2 loaves.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 83 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 165mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

Reviews for Homemade English Muffin Bread

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annrms User ID: 2649709 244104
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2016

"Been making this for years....very good and easy to make."

christine joyce User ID: 758337 43627
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2009

"this sounds so easy and good. Can't wait to try it."

cherrylady User ID: 1073547 40114
Reviewed Jun. 27, 2009

"This recipe is so simple! Delicious for Saturday morning breakfast -- with an extra loaf to share with the neighbor!"

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