Category: Holiday Bakes

Crumpets

Makes: 36 Crumpets
Ingredients:
500 g Cake flour (4 x 250ml / 4 cups)
10 ml Salt (2 tsp)
60 ml Sugar (4 tbsp)
10 g Anchor Instant Yeast (1 packet)
250 ml Warm milk (1 cup)
375 ml Cold water (1½ cups)
30 ml Oil (2 tbsp)
30 ml Vinegar (2 tbsp)
3 ml Bicarbonate of soda (½ tsp)
125 ml Warm milk (½ cup)
    Oil, to fry
    Fresh cream, whipped
   

Strawberry jam

 Method:
  1. Mix flour, salt and sugar together. Add the Anchor Instant Yeast and mix.
  2. Combine warm milk, water, oil and vinegar together and add to the flour mixture to form a batter. Mix well, cover with greased plastic and rise in a warm place for 20 minutes.
  3. Dissolve the bicarbonate of soda in the warm milk add to the mix.
  4. Heat a little oil in a fry pan and pour spoonfuls into the pan. Fry until bubbles appear, turn over and fry until golden. 
  5. Serve with whipped cream and strawberry jam.

Note:
The mixture can be refrigerated for a week until further use.