JoSele Swopes


These are so good with our High Teas we have and for Thanksgiving or Christmas morning...yummy for Devonshire Cream and or Chokecherry Preserves one of my favorites...I got this recipe from an old cook book I have had for many years...Crumpets are British griddle cakes...though I didn't have a picture available yet so used a free stock picture till I do..

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makes 12
1 Hr 20 Min
25 Min


1 pkg
active dry yeast
1/4 c
water, warm (105* to 115*)
1/2 c
milk, lukewarm (scalded then cooled)
1 Tbsp
1 tsp
3/4 tsp
sea salt
1 large
1 c
all purpose flour


1The Batter is poured into metal rings (circular or different shapes) remove rings and turn them over...Crumpets have holes just right for catching a lot of butter and or marmalade...Best when Hot
2Dissolve yeast in warm water in medium bowl...Stir in remaining ingredients; beat till smooth.
Cover; let rise in warm place till doubled, (40 to 60) minutes.
3Grease griddle or heavy skillet and insides of 4 to 6 3-inch flan rings or crumpet rings. Place rings on griddle over medium heat till hot. Pour about 2 TBSP batter into each ring. Cook till tops form bubbles and bottoms are golden brown. 1to2 minutes. Repeat with remaining batter, greasing the rings each time. Serve with Butter, and Marmalade, Jam, or preserves, or Devonshire Cream.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy