Dilmah Seven Star Tea

Traditional English Muffin

Food : Appetisers

Traditional English Muffin


Sponge dough
  • 290ml milk
  • 200g plain flour
  • 8g yeast
  • 300g plain flour
  • 500g bread flour
  • 35g sugar
  • 8g salt
  • 12g baking powder
  • 100g butter
  • 300ml water
Mayonnaise lime and yuzu
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp mustard
  • Salt as required
  • Pepper as required
  • 1 tsp kaffir lime
  • 1 tsp yuzu
  • 1 cup sunflower oil
Cherry jelly
  • 200g cherry purée
  • 25g sugar
  • 3g agar agar

MethodSponge dough

  • Place all ingredients in a mixer.
  • Knead for 4 minutes at the first speed, then 5 minutes at the second speed until the dough has become very smooth
  • Let it rest for 20 minutes.
  • Punch down and rest for 10 more minutes.
  • Roll out the dough to 2.5cm thicker using semolina flour or corn mill to dust table.
  • Portion the dough with pastry cutter at 8cm diameter.
  • Place on baking tray and let proof for 20 minutes.
  • Bake for 15–20 minutes in a deck oven at 210°C.
Mayonnaise lime and yuzu 
  • Prepare the work place.
  • Scale the ingredients.
  • Prepare the mayonnaise and add kaffir lime and yuzu.
Cherry jelly 
  • Warm the cherry purée at 85°C.
  • Add sugar and mix well with agar agar.
  • Keep aside to set.