French toast-style bacon crumpets recipe

A definitive liberal breakfast: squidgy crumpets, firm bacon and pungent Parmesan. You’ll make these over and over.

French toast-style bacon crumpets recipe



  • 200 g smoked bacon lardons (or thick-cut bacon, chopped)
  • 6 eggs
  • 70 g Parmesan, grated (plus extra to serve)
  • 8 crumpets
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper

Step to make

  • Add the bacon lardons to a griddle (or cast iron skillet) and cook them over medium intensity until brilliant and fresh.
  • Meanwhile, whisk the eggs in a bowl to join. Add ground Parmesan and season liberally with dark pepper. It ought to be exceptionally peppery so go wild with the crushing. Whisk everything together and put away.
  • When the bacon is firm, eliminate it from the intensity. Keep the dish with the bacon fat.
  • Empty the bacon bits into the egg combination and blend.
  • Dunk every crumpet into the egg combination for no less than 30 seconds so it can assimilate the eggy blend.
  • Place your crumpets, opening side down, in the bacon fat skillet, pouring over any abundance bacony bits.
  • Give it a decent press with a spatula.
  • Broil for 3-4 minutes on each side over a medium intensity until brilliant, and afterward eliminate from the intensity. Present with an additional grinding of Parmesan and appreciate.


  • Cuisine: British
  • Recipe Type: Crumpets
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Preparation Time: 5 mins
  • Cooking Time: 20 mins
  • Serves: 4


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