A crumpet (listen) is a small griddle cake made from an unsweetened batter of water or milk, flour and yeast, eaten in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, and some areas of the Commonwealth.
Crumpets are regionally known as pikelets, a name also applied to a thinner, more pancake-like griddle cake: a type of the latter is referred to as a crumpet in Scotland.

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  1. rascal

    Talking of crumpets

    On here during the week. So I cooked wife bacon n eggs, I took some crumpets out last night. So wife goes to,get changed and says, you forgot your crumpets, I said I couldn't do them like her, crispy lots of butter and Vegemite. She gave in and did them. Three times turned in the toaster...
  2. Poached Eggs on Crumpets

    Poached Eggs on Crumpets

  3. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe (Vegan) Crumpets (2)

    Round 2 of the crumpet experiment and I should have looked more closely at the pictures they showed and paid less attention to the read comments. So following on from round 1 and running almost alongside it, the aim was after finding some fresh yeast, to make crumpets for my hubby who loves...
  4. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe (Vegan) Crumpets (1)

    I happened to chance upon somewhere selling fresh yeast recently and having promised hubby sometime ago that I would make him some crumpets, I have taken the opportunity to try to different recipes out. I did have a crumpets recipe years ago that made excellent crumpets and can't remember...
  5. rascal

    Crumpets today

    For brekky, with butter and Vegemite. Cup of earl grey, yummy. I don't normally have brekky but Sunday's crumpets are good. Russ
  6. pinkcherrychef

    Anyone have a good crumpet recipe?

    I use to read in books all the time about crumpets and hear them in BBC shows and movies. I always assumed they were scones, biscuit(American not British), or like a cookie. I found out they're a griddle cake. Somewhat like the American pancake. Ever since I've been reading the secret garden...
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