Gluten Free Crumpets

Gluten Free Mummy
Who knew that light and fluffy gluten free crumpets are so simple to make at home?! Follow this recipe from the Queen of Gluten Free – Becky Excell – for the ultimate gluten free crumpets My Gluten Free Crumpets Recipe (vegan/dairy free option + low FODMAP) (
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Proving time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes
Course Breakfast
Servings 10 crumpets


  • 400 ml full fat milk
  • 1.5 tsp caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp dry active yeast ensure gluten free
  • 300 g gluten free self raising flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda ensure gluten free

To cook

  • 1 tbsp rapeseed oil


  • Heat the milk gently until just warm.
  • Add the caster sugar and yeast to the warm milk and stir. Leave for about 10 minutes until the mixture starts to get a little frothy.
  • Sieve the gluten free flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt into a large mixing bowl.
  • Add in the frothy milk mixture. Using an electric whisk, mix until smooth.
  • Cover the bowl with lightly oiled cling film and leave to prove, covered in a warm place for about 90 minutes (there should be some air bubbles on the top once it's done).
  • Heat a frying pan to a medium heat and, once hot, add a tbsp oil. Place either a couple of egg rings or biscuit cutters in the pan.
  • Once the pan is hot enough, put two and a half tbsp of the batter in each ring and allow to cook for about 5 minutes. Little air bubbles should start to appear on the surface.
  • Flip the crumpets over and cook the other side for a minute or two.
  • Remove from the pan and repeat with the rest of the batter.
  • Serve hot from the pan or simply reheat in a toaster. Delish served with butter and golden syrup/maple syrup/jam.
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