crumpets

steve bennett

steve bennett

23rd February 2011

crumpets

oooer missus. no, not that sort of crumpet you filthy monkey.
lovely for afternoon teas.

Ingredients

  • 250g tepid water(A)
  • 15g fresh yeast(A)
  • 250ml milk(A)
  • 450g plain flour (B)
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda(B)
  • 1 tsp salt (B)
  • 1tbsp marmite(B)

Method

incorporate (A) together, so the yeast is fully mixed with the liquids.
by hand, in a large bowl add (B) until completely combined. should form a thick batter.
using 7-8cm metal rings, pour the batter into a lightly greased,pre-heated nonstick pan over a medium heat. cook for 7-10 minutes until small holes appear on the surface and the bottoms have formed a lightly browned crust.
removethe rings and turn over. cook for 1-2 minutes further, then cool on a wire rack until ready to serve.
toast and smother in butter (and more marmite if you fancy)