Mini Welsh Rarebits Recipe

Mini buck rarebits

  • makes 12
  • Easy

A Welsh rarebit topped with an egg is called a buck rarebit. This version is beautifully bite-sized, perfect for sharing



  • mature cheddar 250g, grated
  • English mustard 1 tsp
  • egg yolk 1
  • Worcestershire sauce a good dash
  • brown or red ale 2-4 tbsp
  • sourdough or country bread 2 long slices
  • quail eggs 12
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • cayenne pepper


  • Step 1

    Put the cheese, mustard, egg yolk and Worcestershire sauce in a small food processor and whizz, adding enough ale to make a paste. Toast the bread then thickly spread on the rarebit. Fry the quail eggs in vegetable oil. Grill the rarebit until golden and bubbling. Cut into fingers and top each with a fried egg. Sprinkle with cayenne to finish.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 157
  • Fat 9.5g
  • Saturates 5.1g
  • Carbs 8.9g
  • Sugars 0.6g
  • Fibre 0.4g
  • Protein 8.9g
  • Salt 0.6g