Homemade Crumpets / Makes 10 to 12 crumpets (depending on size) 1/2 cup milk 3/4 cups water (1/2 cup cold + 1/4 cup boiling) 1 teaspoon sugar (any kind) or honey 1/4 ounce package active dried yeast 1 2/3 cup all purpose flour 3/4 teaspoons salt 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 tablespoon boiling water Neutral oil, for greasing the rings and pan
How to Make Crumpets _ Crumpets are mainly eaten in the United Kingdom, though they are also popular in the nations of the Commonwealth. A crumpet is a savoury/sweet bread snack. It was originally a hard pancake cooked on a griddle; but, through the Victorian Era yeast was introduced and they became softer. Later, more baking powder was added to the recipe, creating the typical holes in the crumpet.
If you ever thought crumpet was just a funny word for English muffin, think again. Izy Hossack from Top With Cinnamon is illuminating the difference between the two breakfast breads and sharing a recipe for a proper British crumpet.