English Muffin Bread, 1.5 lb.

Here's a bread that has the great taste of English muffins, but that you can make at home in your breadmaker. This bread is great toasted!

    9 ½ ounces (1 cups + 3 tablespoons) water, 75-85°F
    1 tablespoon butter or margarine
    3 cups bread flour
    ¼ cup yellow cornmeal
    3 tablespoons dry milk
    2 tablespoons sugar
    1¼ teaspoons salt
    2 teaspoons active dry yeast
    1½ teaspoons bread machine/fast rise yeast

  1. Add liquid ingredients and butter to bread pan.
  2. Add all dry ingredients, except yeast, to bread pan. Tap pan to settle dry ingredients and then level, pushing some of them into the corners. Lock pan into bread maker.
  3. Make an indentation in center of dry ingredients fill with yeast.
  4. Select desired setting. Program timer, if necessary. Turn bread maker on. When bread is done, turn breadmaker off and, using oven mitts, unlock and remove the bread pan. Shake bread out of pan and cool on rack before slicing.