Golden Buck (Great Britain Zwt3)

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Acerast

Welsh Rarebit adorned with a poached egg is called a Golden Buck. This makes an easy, filling evening meal on a weeknight.

Top Review by Julie Bs Hive

I remember my father making these for us on Friday evenings in the early 50's with a big brown bottle of Schmidth's Tiger Head Ale. Well that's nowhere to be found these days so I used Colt 45 and cheddar. Thanks for the memory.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In the top part of a double boiler, melt butter.
  2. Add cheese and ale and stir occasionally until cheese is melted.
  3. Stir in Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice and eggs.
  4. Season with the dry mustard, cayenne and salt.
  5. Simmer, stirring frequently until mixture thickens.
  6. Reduce heat and hold, stirring occasionally, while you prepare poached eggs and toast.
  7. Top each slice of toast with and egg and cheese sauce.

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