Welsh Rarebit for Grandpa Woods

Marsha Gardner


My mom's dad would come to the house for dinner when my grandmother had bridge club at their house. She would often make Welsh Rarebit for him. We loved when he came because we thought things like Welsh Rarebit were so exotic.


★★★★★ 1 vote



  • 8 slice
    crusty bread, buttered and browned under the broiler
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1/3 c
    whole milk
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 heaping tsp
    dry mustard, i prefer coleman's
  • 1/2 tsp
    paprika, sweet mild
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • dash(es)
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 c
    extra sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 large
    egg yolk
  • ·
    fresh chives for garnish

How to Make Welsh Rarebit for Grandpa Woods


  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over low heat.
    Sprinkle in flour and whisk together until combined. Cook over low heat for 2 minutes.
  2. Pour in milk and beer, whisking constantly, and cook for an additional minute. Add mustard, paprika, and cayenne and whisk.

    Add cheese and whisk slowly, cooking for a couple of minutes or until smooth, melted, and very hot.
  3. Remove from heat and whisk in egg yolk,
    Serve immediately (while hot) over toast. Sprinkle with chopped chives before serving.

Printable Recipe Card

About Welsh Rarebit for Grandpa Woods

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

Show 10 Comments & Reviews

Starting The New Year With A Healthier Menu Recipe

Starting the New Year With a Healthier Menu

Kitchen Crew

January is a great time to reset eating habits and start the year with a healthier menu. Here are some recipes that are not only healthy but delicious. They'll definitely...

18 Delicious Ways To Eat More Cabbage This Year Recipe

18 Delicious Ways to Eat More Cabbage This Year

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Did you know that cabbage is the ultimate weight-loss food?! Only about 15 calories in one cup...so dress it up however you want (cough WITH THESE REALLY GOOD CABBAGE RECIPES...

How To Make Italian Sausage Spaghetti Squash Recipe

How to Make Italian Sausage Spaghetti Squash

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Love pasta but not the carbs? Then try roasted spaghetti squash the next time a pasta craving hits. Naturally gluten-free, it’s low in carbs and calories but full of vitamins....