Whole Wheat English Muffins

Yield: 10 English muffins

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook: 50 minutes

Whole Wheat English Muffins are all-natural and sweetened with a touch of honey. Make them ahead of time, they're perfect for breakfast any morning! Yesterday was my 23rd birthday and...

18 Responses to “Whole Wheat English Muffins”

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    Liz S. — March 31, 2014 at 4:17 am

    Wishing you a belated happy birthday! This whole-wheat version of English muffins looks fabulous.

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    Chloe @ foodlikecake — March 31, 2014 at 4:29 am

    Happy belated birthday! These English muffins looks amazing 🙂

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    sally @ sallys baking addiction — March 31, 2014 at 5:19 am

    One of my favorite breakfast foods. I have to try these, Tessa! And happy belated birthday! When else can you eat tons and tons of indulgent foods? Glad it was a blast!

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    Kathi @ Deliciously Yum! — March 31, 2014 at 5:45 am

    Oh yum! English muffins are the best – and yours couldn’t have turned out any better. They look just like the real day. Will definitely have to try them sometime. Oh, and happy belated birthday :).

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    Paul Scivetti — March 31, 2014 at 7:01 am

    Happy (belated) birthday!

    One note on English muffins – try buttermilk instead of whole milk – it gives them a little more traditional ‘tang’ and acidifies the dough, which makes the yeast happier. Also, increasing the hydration a bit and letting the dough rise a little more should help give you a lighter muffin.

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    Erin @ The Spiffy Cookie — March 31, 2014 at 7:15 am

    Happy belated birthday! I have only made homemade english muffins once but I really need to get at it again. Enjoy that you used a griddle. I used a skillet and it wasn’t big enough for them all.

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    Maria Tadic — March 31, 2014 at 12:33 pm

    I love English Muffins! And yours look so good…like legit little English Muffins! I’ve made English Muffin bread before and that is SO good. Especially toasted with some butter. I bet your recipe in loaf form would be good too!

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    Gaby — March 31, 2014 at 5:11 pm

    Sounds like you had a great birthday with lots of great food! I adore English muffins and love that you made them with whole wheat.

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    Nicole ~ Cooking for Keeps — April 1, 2014 at 7:40 pm

    Happy belated birthday!! These guys look perfect! Homemade english muffins have been on my to-make list for a while now, but for some reason I thought they took forever to make! Glad to hear they were easy AND delicious!

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    Idina — May 23, 2014 at 11:09 pm

    I used these for my eggs benedict and it was perfect! THANK YOU!!

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      Tessa — May 24, 2014 at 1:53 pm

      Sounds perfect!!

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    Louise Dixon, — February 23, 2015 at 1:18 pm

    I love how you placed all measurements such as grams, so hard to find on Pinterest. I look forward to trying these soon. X

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    Sandy — January 7, 2016 at 5:24 pm

    Is the cornmeal to keep them from sticking or is it just a nice to have because store bought ones have cornmeal? I’m allergic to corn and would love to try these without the cornmeal.

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      Tessa — January 8, 2016 at 9:57 am

      Both! You can try just using flour to prevent sticking 🙂

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    Emma — April 25, 2016 at 1:45 pm

    This looks great! I’m excited to use them for egg mcmuffins 🙂

    Question, do I have to use whole milk or can I use 1% or almond milk?

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    Peter — August 29, 2016 at 9:53 am

    Living in the UK, there are lots of muffins in the shops. Most are not good, filled with chemicals and preservatives, too sweet or too doughy.

    I’ve made my own before, but the Cardiff Devils could have used them as hockey pucks! Lately, my wife has been looking for a nice healthy wholemeal muffin in the shops, with no success, so I’ve been looking at loads of recipes. These muffins look so good, I can’t wait to try them!

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      Tessa — August 30, 2016 at 4:28 pm

      Haha! Let me know what you and your wife think if you give the recipe a go 🙂

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    Tao Tao Wang — May 2, 2017 at 4:13 pm

    is it possible to use only whole wheat flour instead of split of AP and whole wheat? thanks!

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