Garlic bread crumpets have become a viral sensation on TikTok, amassing over 650k views and capturing the taste buds of the UK. This delectable fusion of garlic bread and crumpets has experienced a resurgence in popularity, as indicated by a surge in online searches. Google has reported a remarkable 5000% increase in searches for ‘air fryer crumpets,’ while ‘garlic bread crumpet’ searches have risen by a staggering 167% in the past week.
TikTok, a platform renowned for its innovative culinary creations, continues to inspire food enthusiasts across the country. The “air fryer garlic crumpets” trend has kept the excitement alive, with hashtags like #crumpetgarlicbread and #airfryercrumpet garnering more than 650 thousand views collectively.
Mimi Morley, recipe development manager at HelloFresh, said: “I love any new recipe that TikTok throws our way. This one is very creative and perfect for those out there who love a classic crumpet when the weather gets colder.
“The best part about learning new recipes like this from social media is the new twists people apply to them to make them their own. Here at HelloFresh, we love trying out TikTok trends, and this trend has let us experiment even further by simply adding our favourite toppings.”
“To create the crumpet garlic bread, you need a pack of eight crumpets, cheese, 100g butter, chopped garlic, parsley, salt, and pepper. Simply spread the mixture across your crumpets, sprinkle on some cheese, and bake in the air fryer for eight minutes at 180 degrees.”
Creating garlic bread crumpets is surprisingly simple. All you need are a pack of eight crumpets, 100g of butter, chopped garlic, parsley, salt, pepper, and cheese. Spread the garlic-butter mixture generously on the crumpets, sprinkle with cheese, and then air fry for a mere eight minutes at 180 degrees. The result? A delightful blend of crumpet comfort and savoury garlic goodness
To elevate your garlic bread crumpets to gourmet heights, Mimi Morley and the HelloFresh team have concocted four tantalising topping ideas:
- Beans and cheese. Transform your crumpets into a satisfying meal by layering beans and cheese, then air-frying until they reach crispy perfection.
- Your favourite pizza topping: Embrace the pizza crumpet trend by mixing tomato paste with a touch of water for creaminess. Spread it on your crumpets, add cheese and toppings of your choice, and air fry for eight minutes at 180 degrees.
- Brie and cranberry sauce. Embrace the autumnal spirit with a layer of creamy Brie cheese and a dollop of cranberry sauce. Bake until the brie melts to perfection.
- Pesto, mozzarella, and tomatoes: These classic flavour pairings never disappoint. Spread pesto sauce on your crumpet, top it with cherry tomatoes and a sprinkle of grated mozzarella cheese, and air fry for eight minutes or until the cheese turns gloriously crisp.
Mimi Morley reflected on these delectable creations: “We had a lot of fun recreating some hearty flavours for the air fryer crumpet trend. We took inspiration from some classic flavour pairings and made them perfect for your crumpet snack.”
As TikTok continues to spark culinary innovations, garlic bread crumpets have emerged as a delicious and easy-to-make sensation. With these scrumptious toppings, you can elevate this TikTok trend to a whole new level of indulgence. So, why wait? Give it a try and savour the mouthwatering fusion of crumpets and garlic bread.