Eggy crumpet recipe

Is there anything more satisfying than a hot, buttered crumpet? Crispy, chewy and spongy, spread with jam or topped with melted cheese – crumpets are a childhood favourite, afternoon tea staple and perfect for breakfast.

Whether you’re up for making them from scratch, or looking for new ways to take shop-bought to a new level, we’ve got everything you need to celebrate the humble crumpet. 


While away a rainy afternoon making classic, old-school crumpets from scratch. You need a little time and a little patience, but the results will be worth it, we promise.


Can’t decide between eggy bread and crumpets for brekkie? Well, now you don’t have to with Jamie’s game-changing eggy crumpets! Served with all the usual suspects, this is the breakfast of dreams.


Continuing the eggy crumpet vibe, this veggie brunch will not fail to impress. Serve with a fresh, colourful salsa, a crispy halloumi nest and a drizzle of chilli sauce, and you’ve got yourself a truly knockout dish.


A crumpet is a bit like breakfast royalty, so why not put a crown on it? With crispy bacon, creamy avocado, a minty jalapeño dressing and topped with a fried egg, this is next-level crumpet brunching.


Gnarly black pudding, soft maple-sweet apples and fresh, peppery watercress are the best of mates adorning a perfectly toasted crumpet. 


But, of course, crumpets aren’t just a savoury affair – try adding a little cinnamon to the batter and open yourself up to a whole world of sweet, crumpety possibilities.


OK, so these aren’t traditional crumpets, but a combination of crumpets and Yorkies, which is just the best of both worlds, right? Top with whatever you fancy – there are no rules!

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