How to make English muffins in an oven
Posted On July 3, 2021
The idea for these delicious, butternut squash, garlic and sweet potato muffins came from one of my favorite dishes at a Thanksgiving dinner, a sweet potato and garbanzo bean salad that I shared with my husband.
When I started baking these little things, I didn’t have a lot of ideas.
I had always thought of them as a sweet and savory treat, but the idea of muffins with potatoes and garabacres was just too darn good to pass up.
The ingredients are a combination of savory and sweet, with lots of garlic and onions in the batter and a splash of olive oil.
I was inspired by an old favorite recipe in a book that had the words “sweet potato and garlic in olive oil” written on the front.
The recipe has a hint of savoriness, but it also pairs perfectly with a rich and creamy dish like this savory, savory recipe.
Ingredients: 1 pound of sweet potato, peeled and chopped into bite-size pieces, about 1/2 inch thick (about 4 medium sweet potatoes) 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 teaspoon garlic powder 2 tablespoons fresh sage 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, roughly chopped 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 3 cups of cooked English muffin batter (or 1/3 cup for muffins) 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin 2 teaspoons of oregano 1/16 teaspoon of thyme 1/6 teaspoon of sage, roughly minced 1/32 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/12 teaspoon of onion powder, roughly crushed Directions: In a medium bowl, whisk together the extra virgin oil, garlic powder, sage, parsley and salt.
In a separate bowl, combine the pumpkin puree, 1/1 cup of the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, pepper and cumin.
Pour in the pumpkin mixture and the rest of the ingredients and stir to combine.
Form the batter into a ball.
If using an electric mixer, start at the bottom of the bowl and work your way up to the top.
If you’re using a stand mixer, place the batter in a medium size bowl and beat the mixture on medium-high speed for about 1 minute, or until the batter starts to thicken slightly.
Add the garbanzos and continue beating on medium speed for another minute.
The batter will be slightly runny and the muffins will be soft and moist.
The muffins are best served warm.
If the batter is too thick, the muffin tops may be a little too moist and the filling will be too dry.
Let the muffens cool completely on a wire rack before slicing.
Notes: You may also use the dough in this way: To make a thin crust, use the bowl to flatten the dough.
In this method, I use the bottom half of a large loaf pan to flattener the dough, then place it in the bottom bowl of a food processor, and pulse until it forms a smooth, even, round loaf.
When the dough is at room temperature, it’s ready for slicing.