Take your brunch game to the next level with this simple crumpet board, we can vouch that any toppings are welcome.
- 1cup milk
- 1cup water
- 2tsp active yeast
- 1tsp sugar
- 2cups flour
- ½tsp salt
- ½tsp baking soda
- 20g butter, melted
Step 1Heat the milk and water together until just warm. Sprinkle over the yeast and sugar and leave to stand for about 10 minutes until the yeast granules dissolve and are frothy.
Step 2Place flour, salt and baking soda into a mixing bowl. Pour in the yeast mixture and stir to mix. Mixture should be of a thick but pourable consistency (it will thicken further on standing). Cover and stand in a warm place for 40-45 minutes, until bubbles form on the surface. Stir through melted butter.
Step 3Grease the sides of 9 cm diameter egg/crumpet rings. Grease a pancake or frying pan with a little oil. Place rings into the frying pan and place pan over a medium heat. Once hot spoon in ½ cup of the mixture. Cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes, until bubbles start appearing. Wait for the bubbles to burst before carefully removing the rings. Flip the crumpets over and cook for a further 2-3 minutes, until bases are golden.
Step 4Transfer to a teatowel, sat on a cake rack. Cover with the teatowel to keep warm. Repeat with remaining mixture, cooking in the egg rings.