International Recipes


This traditional British teatime treat is midway between English muffin and pancake. Like an English muffin, it's full of holes, perfect for collecting rivulets of melted butter. But it's also moister and thinner – more like a small pancake. These are best enjoyed toasted, and spread with butter, jam and/or clotted cream. Since their holes reach to the outside crust, there's no need to split them before toasting.


Prep: 15 min | Bake: 15 to 20 min | Yield: 20 crumpets


  • 3 3/4 inch English muffin rings*


  • 1 1/2 cups (340g) water, lukewarm
  • 1 cup (227g) milk, lukewarm
  • 2 tablespoons (28g) butter, melted
  • 3 1/2 cups (420g) King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons instant yeast
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons (8g) salt


  1. Weigh flour; or measure it by gently spooning it into a cup, then sweeping off any excess.
  2. Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl, and beat vigorously for 2 minutes. A stand or hand mixer, set on high speed, work well here.
  3. Cover the bowl, and let the batter rest at room temperature for 1 hour. It will expand and become bubbly. Towards the end of the rest, preheat a griddle to medium-low, about 325 degrees F. If you don't have an electric griddle, preheat a frying pan; it shouldn't be as hot as the temperature you use to cook pancakes.
  4. Lightly grease the griddle or frying pan, and place well-greased 3 3/4-inch English muffin rings in the pan, as many as will fit. Pour sticky batter by the scant 1/4 cupful into each ring; a muffin scoop works well here.
  5. After about 4 minutes, use a pair of tongs to slip the rings off. Cook the crumpets for a total of about 10 minutes on the first side, until their tops are riddled with small bubbles/holes. They should be starting to look a bit dry around the edges. Their bottoms will be a mottled, light-golden brown.


* 6 1/2 ounces tuna, minced clam or shrimp cans, tops and bottoms removed, can be substituted for the English muffin rings.

These crumpets probably won't be as full of holes as store-bought crumpets; that's okay.


Per 52g serving; 20 servings per batch | Amount Per Serving: Calories: 90 Total Fat: 1.5g Saturated Fat: 1g Trans Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 5mg Sodium: 180mg Total Carbohydrate: 17g Dietary Fiber: 1g Total Sugars: 1g Protein: 3g

* The nutrition information provided for this recipe is determined by the ESHA Genesis R&D software program. Substituting any ingredients may change the posted nutrition information.


Recipe and photo used with permission from: King Arthur Flour

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