It’s really hard to get good pancakes in this country (and I never mean crepes), so my now go-to favourite bread product for special mornings are
The only mention I ever heard of crumpets in my first 32 years of life was a standard off-hand reference to English people sitting around all the time having “tea and crumpets” with their pinkies in the air. Fair enough but I never see crumpets eaten at tea time. They are for breakfast and they are very different than an English muffin, even though they might look similar.
My love for crumpets is deep. They are spongey, yummy, seem to be a close cousin to a delicious American pancake and there are lots of holes on top to soak up butter (my favorite topping), or peanut butter (if I am feeling a little dangerous that day). You really never can have enough.