Happy Friday 13th to you! Hopefully none of you are superstitious.:-)
This is a busy day here already. The men have been working in the garden, and Little Munchkin has been sitting here in the chair with me, catching up on blogs.:-) The current excitement is a skink found in our back yard.:-) It has a red head, so that means it is an adult. I learn something new everyday when Big Munchkin is around.:-)
Last week, as part of the lunch I prepared for our adult day care at church, I baked English Muffins in a Loaf. Of course, there are no pictures. I don't know what I was thinking about that day.:-) Here is the recipe, though, one I have had in my files for many years. I believe it came from the yeast package. What I like about it is that no kneading is required, and the rising time is not lengthy. I plan to experiment with whole wheat flour the next time I bake it.
ENGLISH MUFFINS IN A LOAF
5 3/4 cups flour (about)
2 packages yeast
1 Tablespoon sugar
2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups milk
1/2 cup water
- Measure flour by spooning lightly into cup. Combine 3 cups flour, yeast, sugar, salt, and soda.
- Heat milk and water to 120 to 130 degrees F. Add to dry mixture; beat well. Stir in enough more flour to make a very stiff batter. Spoon into two 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 inch loaf pans that have been greased and sprinkled with cornmeal. Sprinkle tops with cornmeal.
- Cover; let rise in warm place 45 minutes. Bake at 400 degrees F. for 25 minutes. Remove from pans immediately and cool.
Now, it would have been good for me to have some of this baked and ready for our company this morning for breakfast. Instead, we had Ezekiel 4:9 English muffins. They were good, too.:-)
There is still something left from that lunch that I need to post, so that will be the topic of my next post. I hope you will follow along!
Thank you to those of you who are staying with following/reading. I certainly do appreciate your comments.