English muffin loaf recipe from 1981

English muffin loaf vintage recipe (1981)

Note: This article may feature affiliate links, and purchases made may earn us a commission at no extra cost to you. Find out more here.


English muffin loaf: A vintage bread recipe

English muffins in a bread loaf! The greatest thing since sliced bread.

Just wait until you bake up a recipe and toast a slice. Nooks and crannies inside — crusty outside. Nobody bakes it better than you and Fleischmann’s yeast. (Note: The microwave version is pictured here.)

How to make an English muffin bread loaf

Slices from English muffin loaf - Bread recipe

English muffin loaf

Yield: 32 slices
Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes


  • 2 packages Fleischmann's yeast
  • 6 cups unsifted flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Cornmeal


  1. Combine 3 cups flour yeast, sugar, salt. and soda.
  2. Heat liquids until very warm (120 F - 130 F).
  3. Add to dry mixture; beat well.
  4. Stir in rest of flour to make a stiff batter.
  5. Spoon into two 8-1/2- by 4-1/2-inch pans that have been greased and sprinkled with cornmeal.
  6. Sprinkle tops with cornmeal.
  7. Cover; let rise in warm place for 45 minutes.
  8. Bake at 400 (F) for 25 min.
  9. Remove from pans immediately and cool.


Microwave Oven directions: Reduce flour to 3 cups in first step, 2 cups in second. Mix and let rise as directed above.

Microwave each loaf on high power for 6 minutes, 30 seconds. Surface of loaf will be flat and pale in color. Allow to rest 5 minutes before removing from pans.

To serve: Slice and toast. Makes 2 loaves, 16 slices per loaf.

Recommended Products

As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, qualifying purchases made via our links earns us a small commission at no additional cost to you.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 32 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 109Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 152mgCarbohydrates: 22gFiber: 1gSugar: 0gProtein: 3g

Click Americana offers approximate nutrition information as a general reference only, and we make no warranties regarding its accuracy. Please make any necessary calculations based on the actual ingredients used in your recipe, and consult with a qualified healthcare professional if you have dietary concerns.

MORE: Oatmeal heritage bread, oat batter bread & country oat cornbread recipes (1973)

PS: If you liked this article, please share it! You can also get our free newsletter, follow us on Facebook & Pinterest. Thanks for visiting and for supporting a small business! 🤩 


You might also like...

The fun never ends:

Comments on this story

Leave a comment here!

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Skip to Recipe