Monday, October 19, 2020

English Muffin

Quick and healthy oat English muffin, homemade one. I promise this recipe will surprise you a big time!

- This is a brilliant in its simplicity recipe. English muffin, made exclusively of oats, yet stunningly resembling your usual store bought English muffins. Oh yeah, just without all those funny additional ingredients. 

- The only minor downside to this recipe is you can do just one muffin at a time. 

- It's a gluten-free (if you care), healthy recipe you will love. It's also handy when you suddenly are out of bread. 

Oat English Muffin

For 1 English muffin :
  • 1/3 cup rolled oats (any kind)
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened apple sauce
  • 1 tbsp plant milk
- Blend first 4 ingredients in a high-speed blender like Ninja until it resembles course flour. Transfer to a bowl, add remaining ingredients. Mix just until combined.

- Transfer dough into un-greased ceramic ramekin, smooth out with a spoon and cook in a microwave, on a high, for 2 minutes.

- Let it cool until able to handle. Transfer on a cutting board and slice with knife into two halves.

- Carefully place in your usual toaster (vertical one) and toast to your liking. 

- Ta-da!  Isn't it tastier that your regular one? Enjoy!


- You can play with this recipe using oat flour or whole chia seeds, or adding 1 tsp of ground flax seeds for additional nutritional value, or, perhaps some black cumin (nigella seeds) for surprising bursts of flavor.

- No worry, the dough is not going to stick to ramekin :)

- I bet you will be very surprised when you slice into the cooked muffin - it so close to original English muffins. Only tastier.

- For suggested usage for these English muffins see my pictures below.

- If you don't have apple sauce, finely grate 1/2 of apple instead, or perhaps you have canned peaches or pears, use them! In fact, I'm not even trying to keep apple sauce in a house, I just use fresh apples as they are always on a hands.



I use fork to get it out carefully.
Bottom is a bit soggy which kept it from sticking to the bottom of ramekin.

Soo much like real bread..

Flip side, just like English muffin is.
I love it with homemade hummus and fresh salsa

Sweet version with almond butter, banana and chia seeds.

These are made using fresh grated apples instead of apple sauce. You might even notice one small apple chunk on a picture :) Below you see my breakfast with these muffin halves smudged with homemade pesto and curry leaves spread, topped with fresh Ox Heart tomato. It was such a yummy meal. I will be posting the recipes for those spreads later.