Jazz up your toasted crumpets with one of our easy crumpet toppings including breakfast crumpets and Welsh rarebit crumpets.


Easy crumpet toppings

Soft cheese, honey and harissa crumpets

  • Mix 4 tbsp soft cheese with a little lemon zest and a good pinch of sea salt.
  • Spread over 4 toasted crumpets then smear with a little rose harissa and finish with a drizzle of runny honey.

Spiced shrimp crumpets

  • Melt 30g butter in a pan and add a halved clove of garlic.
  • Cook gently for 2 minutes then add a 70g pack of brown shrimp, a grating of nutmeg and a good pinch of cayenne.
  • Stir until heated through, then discard the garlic, spoon the shrimp and butter over 4 toasted crumpets and finish with a sprinkling of chives and a little more cayenne.

Easy rarebit crumpets

  • Mix 50g grated cheddar, 2 finely chopped spring onions, ½ tsp dijon mustard, a dash of Worcestershire
    and 1 egg yolk until well combined.
  • Spread over 4 toasted crumpets then grill until golden and bubbling.
  • Serve with another dash of Worcestershire sauce.

Eggy brunch crumpets

  • Beat 2 eggs with lots of seasoning, then soak 4 crumpets for a few minutes.
  • Fry in a little butter for 3 minutes on each side until golden.
  • Mash a small avocado with 1 tbsp of chopped coriander, a squeeze of lime juice and a pinch of sea salt.
  • Spoon over the crumpets and add a couple of rashers of bacon and a dash of chilli sauce.


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