Claire Makes BA's Best English Muffins | From the Test Kitchen | Bon Appétit

  • Published: 23 March 2018
  • The dough will seem fairly wet when shaping into rounds, but the high hydration is key to forming those trademark nooks and crannies. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.

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Comments • 1 188

  • Gabriela Ruiz
    Gabriela Ruiz  19 hours back

    Have you made whole wheat sourdough english muffins?

    • BubblewrapHighway
      BubblewrapHighway  6 days back

      6:27 week since you looked at me.

      • Aunt Duddie
        Aunt Duddie  1 weeks back

        27,000th and this recipe is the best ever!

        • Sweet Potato
          Sweet Potato  1 weeks back

          So basically the whole comment section is 10% people loving Brad or the cooking and 90% people loving Claire
          It's all you need to know

          • Major Kusanagi
            Major Kusanagi  1 weeks back

            Hello there, is it possible to use polenta to cover muffins?? thx a lot

            • Russell E Simonetta
              Russell E Simonetta  4 weeks back

              I,d be hovering and dive in .

              • Kalie Carroll
                Kalie Carroll  4 weeks back

                At the end the showcase clip my mouth started watering I loved that!!

                • Daylight Disinfectant
                  Daylight Disinfectant  1 months back

                  Step number 5,287,865: throw away mess and buy just as good Thomas’ .

                  • CyanideScar
                    CyanideScar  1 months back

                    It's such a trip to see Brad and Vinny in the same video. I miss them together.

                    • Marcus Farcus
                      Marcus Farcus  1 months back

                      Hmmm ... I always use milk powder in mine. I always find that my dough is too wet but going to try Claire’s method

                      • Cucumbulous
                        Cucumbulous  1 months back

                        In England we just call them "muffins"

                        • Niamh C
                          Niamh C  1 months back

                          I love that Claire thinks I have brunch parties

                          • Janani Siva
                            Janani Siva  2 months back

                            Will I kill my baking tray if use it as a griddle?

                            • Janani Siva
                              Janani Siva  2 months back

                              Can I use flour instead of cornmeal... i can’t cna o ?

                              • Stew L
                                Stew L  2 months back

                                Ari C lookalike.

                                • Maria Callous
                                  Maria Callous  2 months back

                                  so crazy, it's a fried bun. Why didn't I think of that? hmmmmm, Food Wishes is easier

                                  • Brian D
                                    Brian D  2 months back

                                    Cool. Claire, do some Crumpets.

                                    • Trent H
                                      Trent H  2 months back

                                      Id watch Claire cook for hours but no way would i spend 14 hours to make an english muffin ha

                                      • dlampshade
                                        dlampshade  2 months back

                                        They always have such nice aprons-jealous

                                        • swiskowski
                                          swiskowski  2 months back

                                          I’d eat Claire’s English muffin any day.

                                          • Laura Galvan
                                            Laura Galvan  2 months back

                                            Never going to make English muffins, just here for Claire

                                            • Captain L-Ron
                                              Captain L-Ron  3 months back

                                              There is nothing English about this type of muffin.

                                              • Robin Tharp
                                                Robin Tharp  3 months back

                                                My dough spread out rather than making a dome. Does anyone know why this happened?

                                                • A P
                                                  A P  3 months back

                                                  I’d watch Claire make a cup of water.

                                                  • +Hugo^:
                                                    +Hugo^:  3 months back

                                                    I started watching Claire videos about a week ago. I hope they never end.

                                                    • Nancy Hunter
                                                      Nancy Hunter  3 months back

                                                      I love making Sour Dough English Muffins. Thank you Granny. I'll never stop loving you and Papa.

                                                      • Tim
                                                        Tim  3 months back

                                                        Great job!

                                                        • CantankerousDave
                                                          CantankerousDave  3 months back

                                                          Interesting to see them cooked on a dry griddle. Another version I’ve seen fries them in clarified butter.

                                                          • CYNTHIA LEE
                                                            CYNTHIA LEE  3 months back

                                                            Just made a batch (about 13 pcs giant-sized muffins 😋😋) and they were awesome. Had to use more flour though (dough is still super sticky) because I live in a humid country. First attempt at English Muffins and succeeded too 😃👍❤❤.

                                                            • Just Some Nerd
                                                              Just Some Nerd  3 months back

                                                              Someone teach her how to stop sucking her teeth.

                                                              • nikola_tesla
                                                                nikola_tesla  3 months back

                                                                When she said, "to make sure the yeast is alive", did anyone else subconsciously hear the opening theme for It's Alive?

                                                                • Winston Byrd
                                                                  Winston Byrd  3 months back

                                                                  forgot to say sugar feeds the yeast

                                                                  • Sherm Black
                                                                    Sherm Black  4 months back

                                                                    There is nothing likable about this woman

                                                                    • Vorzky
                                                                      Vorzky  3 months back

                                                                      You dont like her?

                                                                  • Alex King
                                                                    Alex King  4 months back

                                                                    Like making mozzarella

                                                                    • Alyson Shorthouse
                                                                      Alyson Shorthouse  4 months back

                                                                      Another great video! I'm English, however, and I've never seen or eaten and ""English" muffin!

                                                                      • Bill Holland
                                                                        Bill Holland  2 months back

                                                                        They're there (just referred to as muffins, unsurprisingly)... But I have muffin blindness, because they are usually next to the crumpets, which win every day of the week.

                                                                    • Randy Karnes
                                                                      Randy Karnes  4 months back

                                                                      I'd butter her muffin.

                                                                      • corey jenkins
                                                                        corey jenkins  4 months back

                                                                        As and english person I have never seen these in england they just look like bready scones

                                                                        • 1972CB350
                                                                          1972CB350  4 months back

                                                                          Claire explains nooks and crannies!!!

                                                                          • 1972CB350
                                                                            1972CB350  4 months back

                                                                            I can't stop watching this channel!!!

                                                                            • Betty Blouin
                                                                              Betty Blouin  4 months back

                                                                              Would you make graham crackers? I have tried - good but not great. Love making English muffins. Toasted with honey- yum! Thank you.

                                                                              • gema
                                                                                gema  4 months back


                                                                                • Stephen Dunn
                                                                                  Stephen Dunn  4 months back

                                                                                  Great video!
                                                                                  Would be great to see a crumpet recipe next

                                                                                  • rallokkcaz
                                                                                    rallokkcaz  4 months back

                                                                                    I'm in platonically in love with Half Sour Saffitz. I wish I had half as much confidence as her.

                                                                                    • John Rife
                                                                                      John Rife  5 months back

                                                                                      Is Clair Jewish?

                                                                                      • KaZou
                                                                                        KaZou  5 months back

                                                                                        but what is an english muffin

                                                                                        • Hannah More
                                                                                          Hannah More  5 months back

                                                                                          I am allergic to corn. Is there an alternative to cornmeal for dusting the trays?

                                                                                          • rallokkcaz
                                                                                            rallokkcaz  4 months back

                                                                                            Coarse flour works.

                                                                                          • mandi me
                                                                                            mandi me  4 months back

                                                                                            I've Seen them done with just a dusting of flour, wheat bran, or ground oats, but I've never tried it.

                                                                                        • Jenny Bergmeister
                                                                                          Jenny Bergmeister  5 months back

                                                                                          100% of the comments: we love claire

                                                                                          • Jenna
                                                                                            Jenna  5 months back

                                                                                            I've made this recipe. Does anyone else feel like a total boss when they make something they usually buy premade from scratch or is it just me?