18 Reviews

This is the BEST crumpet recipe I have ever used. My grandmother also gave me this exact same recipe:) I halved the mixture, which makes just enough for 2/3 people and served with butter and syrup! YUM! Thank you for sharing Nikki! 5 *star rating!

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Kezrose November 11, 2010

I made this recipe yesterday but placed the mixture in my waffle machine.They came out very proffesional. I added a ball of vanilla icecream a drizzle of golden syrup and toasted sesame seeds.mmmmm! great recipe thankyou.

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toffees January 22, 2010

Excellent recipe and super easy to make.I doubled the recipe and it was eaten up in no time. Thank you so much for sharing...

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farzaana.ak December 06, 2015

Not the crumpets I remember, they are SO SWEET! But my American son loved them, even when he drowned them in syrup!

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Caroline S. November 15, 2015

As a South African, I've had my fair share of crumpets (or as we call it: flapjacks). No other recipe comes close - this is a winner every single time. NB note: it's essential that you use the exact metric measurements if you aren't in the US, otherwise it doesn't come out as good. Also fantastic with brown sugar instead of white.

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Claire S. November 14, 2015

This is my new go-to crumpet recipe. I only had 1 cup of cake flour left so I substituted the other cup with nutty wheat. The added texture was really nice

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Dylan D. March 28, 2015

I just used this recipe, because I too was looking for a traditional crumpet recipe that my mom used to make in SA. But after starting, I realised I was out of baking powder *shakes head*! <br/>Anyhoo, I started all over again, and used Self - Raising flour instead, and water instead of milk (my ma always used water instead of milk). They came out superb!!! Even my Irish born kids loved them. I used Jam and Syrup! Thanks so much for the recipe!!! Another ex-Durbanite!!! By the way, I got the 'porous holes' when I was making mine, and I didn't use yeast.... And mine were the proper SA crumpets that I grew up with.

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tabecka January 24, 2015

:( Disaster-crumpets... Not even a good pancake recipe - for MY taste.<br/><br/>The dough was too thick, no bubbles but high as hell 'crumpets', burnt (even on lowest stove setting) and not done inside. A disaster. I have no idea what went wrong but I learnt something: going for easy is not always the good/right choice. Now I have a huge pile of these things and still dough left in the fridge.. Wished I would have taken only amounts for one egg to test it.<br/><br/>If you want to have crumpets go for the yeast version!

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SaltAndVinegar May 13, 2013

Although this is a nice pancake, these are not crumpets. Crumpets use yeast in order to form the porous holes in crumpets while giving a spongy texture.

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mitrajoon January 11, 2012
Easy Crumpets