Crumpet Topping Recipes

4 quick and easy crumpet toppings

Upgrade your crumpet with one of these irresistible toppings. From easy rarebit crumpets to eggy brunch crumpets with avocado and crispy bacon

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

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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.
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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.
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Easy rarebit crumpets

  • Mix 50g grated cheddar, 2 finely chopped spring onions, ½ tsp dijon mustard, a dash of Worcestershire
    sauce
    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.
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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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