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Quick English Muffins

Super tasty quick English muffins ready to smother in your favourite toppings in just over half an hour!
Course Home Baking
Cuisine British
Keyword English Muffins, muffins
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 206kcal
Author Neil


  • 200 g self-raising flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 20 g caster sugar or sweetener e.g. Stevia
  • 50 g softened unsalted butter
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 2 tbsp skimmed milk


  • Place the flour, salt and caster sugar in a mixing bowl.
  • Add the melted butter and beaten egg and stir together.
  • Gradually add the milk and then using your hands knead gently for a couple of minutes in the bowl to make an elastic dough.
  • Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface.
  • Cut the dough into 1cm thick, 9cm diameter rounds.
  • Gently heat a medium sized frying pan and dry fry the muffins turning regularly for about 4 minutes on each side in total.
  • Allow to rest, and cool a little, on a wire rack for a few minutes before cutting and serving.


Calories: 206kcal | Carbohydrates: 28.2g | Protein: 4.7g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4.7g | Cholesterol: 49.4mg | Sodium: 209.4mg | Fiber: 0.9g | Sugar: 2.9g | Vitamin A: 400IU | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 0.5mg