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Crumpets—British yeasted griddle cakes popular alongside tea or as a snack—are made from a sticky dough fried in a ring mold. Here’s how to shape and cook them. See the recipe for Crumpets »

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Heat a 12″ cast-iron skillet over medium; place a greased 4″ ring mold in pan. Fill with ⅓ cup batter. Ingalls Photography
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Using a wet spoon, spread batter evenly into greased ring mold, pushing batter into sides of the mold. Ingalls Photography
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Cook crumpet until bubbles appear on the surface, about 6 minutes; carefully remove ring. Ingalls Photography
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Flip crumpet; cook until exterior is golden brown and crumpet is cooked through, 5 minutes more.

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