Homemade crumpets

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Title:   Homemade crumpets Button German
Categories:   Baking, Yeast
Yield:   18 Crumpets

Homemade crumpets

Ingredients

450 grams   Plain flour, sifted
1/2 teasp.   Salt
1 teasp.   Sugar
7 grams   Sachet fast-action dried yeast
300 ml   Pint warm milk
300 ml   Pint warm water
      Vegetable oil
4     Crumpet rings or 7.5cm plain pastry cutters,
      — greased

Source

  by Jo‘ Pratt
  from Nation’s Favourite Food
  https://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/homemadecrumpets_70053
    Edited *RK* 08/05/2005 by
Ulrike Westphal

Directions

1. Place the flour and salt into a large bowl and stir in the sugar and yeast making a well in the centre. Pour in the warm milk and water and mix to give quite a thick batter. Beat well until completely combined and cover with a tea towel or cling film.

2. Leave in a warm place to rise for about an hour until it’s a light, spongy texture. Stir well to knock out any air and pour into a large jug.

3. Heat a non-stick frying pan over a very low heat with a drop of oil. Wipe the pan with kitchen paper to remove excess oil. Sit the greased crumpet rings in the pan and leave to heat up for a couple of minutes.

4. Pour in enough mixture to fill the rings just over halfway up the sides. Leave to cook until plenty of small holes appear on the surface and the batter has just dried out. This will take about 8-10 minutes.

5. Remove the rings and turn over the crumpets to cook for a further minute or two on the other side. Sit the first batch of crumpets on a wire rack while continuing to cook the remaining mixture.

:Preparation time: 1-2 hours
:Cooking time: 10 to 30 mins

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2 thoughts on “Homemade crumpets

  1. Freya (Gast)

    Ulrike,
    The crumpets look delicious! We eat lots of them over here, toasted with butter, although I like them spread with jam too! My husband has them with cheese melted on them!

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