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Old 09-16-2016, 04:43 PM   #1
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An Experiment

We eat English muffins regularly but not frequently. I have been fascinated with them ever since I learned they aren't baked in the oven as conventional breads are.

I've had the desire to try making them so I ordered some muffin rings and sought out a recipe.

Today I bit the bullet and made my first batch of not really English english muffins. They look pretty good. I'll let you know how they taste.

I used my Cuisinart griddler in griddle mode to cook them. I had to cook them in two batches as I only had eight rings and the recipe makes 16. Also there is only room for eight at a time on the Griddler.

The recipe indicated an internal temperature of about 200F. If the outsides are browned and the internal temperature isn't up to snuff, pop them into the oven to finish.
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Old 09-16-2016, 05:11 PM   #2
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They look good to me.


Experimentation is kinda/sorta what cooking is all about.

















And don't forget the butter.
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Old 09-16-2016, 05:39 PM   #3
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We eat English muffins regularly but not frequently. I have been fascinated with them ever since I learned they aren't baked in the oven as conventional breads are.

I've had the desire to try making them so I ordered some muffin rings and sought out a recipe.

Today I bit the bullet and made my first batch of not really English english muffins. They look pretty good. I'll let you know how they taste.

I used my Cuisinart griddler in griddle mode to cook them. I had to cook them in two batches as I only had eight rings and the recipe makes 16. Also there is only room for eight at a time on the Griddler.

The recipe indicated an internal temperature of about 200F. If the outsides are browned and the internal temperature isn't up to snuff, pop them into the oven to finish.
I can see some Eggs Benedict for a "breakfast" meal! Those look fantastic Andy! Cut one open to see the nooks and crannies.
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Mmm, those look good, Andy! I'd love to see them split, toasted, and melty butter in the nooks and crannies, too.
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I've been making English muffins for years and they are yummylicious. I imagine you discovered they're not really difficult to make.

I like Alton Brown's recipe. You might want to give it a try.
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Mmm, those look good, Andy! I'd love to see them split, toasted, and melty butter in the nooks and crannies, too.
That's the plan for Saturday morning.
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I've been making English muffins for years and they are yummylicious. I imagine you discovered they're not really difficult to make.

I like Alton Brown's recipe. You might want to give it a try.
Katie, I used this recipe. English Muffins Recipe | King Arthur Flour
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I know that one, Andy. I use it, too.
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They look great! I love the brown on them.
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Those look yummy, Andy, but I'm also interested in the results of your breakfast taste-test.
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