If you have one of those four hole Electric Pie Machine and plenty of Sour Dough starter, then this is an easy way to make crumpets. The big advantage over using rings and fry pan, is that there is less mess. The disadvantage is that you have less control over getting even browning on both sides. This is important if reheating crumpets in a toaster. Not so important if reheating in a fry pan as you can turn them over until browned to your liking.
2 cups of active SD starter
1 teaspoon Carb soda
1 teaspoon of salt
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon of baking powder
Pre heat Pie Machine
Spray with Canola oil
Place dry ingredients into a 4 cup container, stir
Tip in SD starter and stir, lifting the dry ingredients into the starter. It will start to foam and will fill the container
1/3 fill holes in Pie Machine
Cook for about 7 minutes, ( until brown on base and almost dry on top.
Turn over and cook the other side for a couple of minutes.
Cool on wire rack.
Cook plenty as they freeze very well.
Make sure Pie machine reheats between each batch.