Light and Fluffy Crumpets- My Russian Recipe.

Nothing beats the cozy feeling of indulging in some crumpets. These airy and soft treats are ideal for pampering yourself and your loved ones. You can top them with butter, honey, jam, or anything you fancy, and enjoy their delicious taste. Crumpets will always hit the spot and make you crave for more.

Crumpets have a unique texture that makes them hard to resist. They have a soft and spongy interior and a lightly crisp exterior. Their fluffy and airy batter and their fast grilling create the characteristic holes that hold any tasty toppings you want. They are a delightful treat indeed!

You might think that making crumpets from scratch is difficult, but don’t worry! This simple recipe will show you how to do it step by step. All you need are a few basic ingredients and some time, and you’ll have a pile of homemade crumpets that are better than any you can buy in a store.

Delicious crumpets

This easy crumpet recipe will guide you through the steps of making light, fluffy, and delicious crumpets at home. You will find helpful tips and tricks along the way to ensure your crumpets are perfect every time. So put on your apron, heat up your griddle, and join us on a delightful breakfast adventure with our light and fluffy crumpets recipe!


Light And Fluffy Crumpets

A quick and asy recipe for my Russian recipe that gives light and fluffy pancakes.
Light and fluffy Crumpets
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Rest batter10 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American, Russian
Keyword: crumpets


  • Mixing bowl


  • 250 ml Amasi (alternative buttermilk or kefir)
  • 1 lrg Egg
  • 1 dash Vanilla Essence
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 250 gr flour
  • ½ tsp Sodium Bicarbonate (baking Soda)

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  • Combine the amasi, egg, and vanilla essence and mix well.
  • Add sugar and a pinch of salt. Mix well.
  • Mix the bicarb into your flour and then add slowly to the wet mixture. Mix well.
  • Your batter should be thick.
  • Allow mixture to rest for 10 minutes.
  • Heat a frying pan on a medium heat. Oil well.
  • Add dollops of crumpet mixture – I measure approximately a tablespoon for each crumpet.
  • Fry until golden brown on both sides – should take about 2 minutes per side.
  • Remove from pan and allow to cool. I normally let them stand on paper towel to absorb any extra oil.
  • Serve with butter, jam, or honey.
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