English Muffins

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Appears in
The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook

By Annie Gray

Published 2019

  • About

English breakfasts in the Downton Abbey era invariably included a wide choice of baked goods, some of which can be seen both filling the kitchen table as Mrs. Patmore and her staff work, and on the sideboard in the breakfast room itself. Muffins were a classless food, and even made their appearance in a classic English nursery rhyme, “The Muffin Man,” first recorded in 1820. Muffin sellers were familiar figures on urban streets, and bakers worked through the night to