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Potato English Muffins

Potato English Muffins

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 30

Cook Time : 15

Total Time : 45


Serves 12

  • 1cup flour

  • 4teaspoons baking powder

  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt

  • 1tablespoon sugar

  • 1⁄2 teaspoon nutmeg

  • 2tablespoons butter

  • 1⁄2 cup cold mashed potatoes

  • 1⁄3 cup milk (plus or minus a tiny bit)


  • 01

    In a large bowl mix the flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, and nutmeg.

  • 02

    Cut in the butter with 2 knives or a pastry cutter until it resembles coarse meal.

  • 03

    Mash the potato until it is smooth.

  • 04

    Add it to the flour.

  • 05

    Make a well in the center of the flour and add the milk.

  • 06

    Mix it lightly with a fork, adding more milk if needed to make a soft dough.

  • 07

    Put it on a lightly floured surface and knead it until smooth.

  • 08

    Pat it (or roll it) to 1/2 inch thickness or less.

  • 09

    Using a 3 inch cookie cutter (or whatever you use to make 3 inch rounds) cut them out.

  • 10

    Dust a griddle with flour and heat until the flour browns just a bit.

  • 11

    Cook the muffins on the griddle (at medium to medium-high heat) until they are cooked through and golden brown, turning them once.

  • 12

    Serve them hot with your favorite topping.



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