Gluten-Free English Muffin Recipe

Published on Nov 25, 2018

  by   Kristina Stosek

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Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Serves: 8
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This Gluten-Free English Muffin Recipe is a must have in your recipe box. The muffin has the texture of a classic English muffin, and the best part, it toasts to a beautiful crispy texture just as we know it.

english muffin on a plate with butter and jam

If you’re following a gluten-free diet and missing the taste and texture of traditional English muffins, you’re in for a treat.

This homemade gluten-free English muffin recipe will allow you to enjoy this classic breakfast favorite without compromising taste or dietary restrictions.

These muffins are perfect for toasting and can be customized with your favorite toppings, from butter and jam to savory spreads. With a slightly sweet and nutty flavor, these gluten-free English muffins will become a staple in your breakfast repertoire.

What is Gluten-Free English Muffin?

This gluten-free muffin recipe is not your typical sweet muffin packed with delicious fruit or chocolate. This a plain English muffin that is lightly crispy when toasted.

It is one of those gluten-free muffins you can use for just about anything, a toast, sandwich, or a burger smothered with gravy.

The traditional English muffin recipe is made with a yeasted dough. Once the dough is ready, it is proofed and baked in muffin rings made for English muffin recipes. That is how you get the perfect round muffins.

If you love baking, check out our complete list of gluten-free muffin recipes.

gluten free English muffin on a plate with cheese and jam


Serving options for gluten free English muffin

Butter: Spread a generous amount of butter on a freshly toasted English muffin for a simple and classic treat. You can use regular butter or flavored butter like honey butter or cinnamon butter.

Jam, Jelly, or Preserves: Fruit spreads like strawberry jam, raspberry preserves, or orange marmalade pair wonderfully with the slightly sweet taste of English muffins. You can also try savory options like fig jam.

Peanut Butter or Nut Butter: Spread creamy or crunchy peanut butter or almond butter on your English muffin for a protein-packed and satisfying breakfast or snack.

Honey or Maple Syrup: Drizzle honey or maple syrup over your toasted muffin for a natural sweetness. Add a sprinkle of cinnamon or a few chopped nuts for extra flavor.

Cream Cheese: Smear cream cheese (plain or flavored) on your muffin for a creamy and tangy contrast. It pairs well with sweet or savory toppings.

Avocado: Top your English muffin with smashed avocado, a sprinkle of salt and pepper, and perhaps a poached or fried egg for a nutritious and filling breakfast.

Eggs: Create a breakfast sandwich by adding scrambled eggs, a slice of cheese, and bacon or sausage patties between two halves of a toasted English muffin.

Smoked Salmon: For a luxurious breakfast or brunch option, top an English muffin with cream cheese, smoked salmon, capers, red onion, and fresh dill.

Pesto: Spread basil pesto on your muffin and layer it with sliced tomatoes and mozzarella cheese. Broil it briefly for a savory, melty treat.

Nutella or Chocolate Spread: Satisfy your sweet tooth by spreading Nutella, chocolate hazelnut spread, or another chocolate-based spread on your muffin.

Fresh Fruit: Top your muffin with fresh berries, banana slices, or other fruits. You can drizzle a bit of yogurt or honey on top for added flavor

Cheese: Melt some cheddar, Swiss, or provolone cheese on your muffin under the broiler for a cheesy twist.

Bacon or Sausage: Include crispy bacon or sausage patties in your breakfast sandwich or serve them alongside your English muffin.

Chicken or Turkey: Create a savory sandwich with sliced chicken or turkey, lettuce, tomato, and your favorite condiments.

These are just a few ideas, and the possibilities are virtually endless. Just be sure to use gluten-free options. English muffins are incredibly versatile, making them suitable for sweet and savory meals. 

With this recipe, you can savor the delightful taste and texture of English muffins while adhering to a gluten-free diet. Feel free to experiment with variations and toppings to create your personalized gluten-free breakfast treat.


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thank you Charlotte for sharing

Charlotte Wheeler

I have to say, this is the best and easiest gluten free English muffin recipe I have tried! Thank you

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