Welsh Rabbit

Welsh Rabbit


"I believe this recipe is the same as Welsh Rarebit, the classic British topping for rye or white bread toast. Melted sharp Cheddar cheese is complimented by Worcestershire sauce and a hint of cayenne pepper."


20 m servings 333 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 333 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 24.6 g
  • 38%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.6g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 15.3 g
  • 31%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 75 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 577 mg
  • 23%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a 2 quart saucepan over low heat, melt the butter. Stir in and blend the flour, salt, mustard and pepper. Stir in the milk and Worcestershire sauce. Continue stirring the mixture for 10 minutes, or until thickened.
  2. Stirring continuously, melt the cheese into the mixture and blend well. Serve immediately over warm toast.
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  1. 23 Ratings


My Welsh mother-in-law tells me you MUST make this with beer, not milk. Will try that next time

The trick to this recipe is using a combination of beer and milk (yes, both work well together!). We have made this since I was a little kid with this recipe: 16 slices bread, 3 tablespoons unsa...

This was a delicious recipe! I live in a very dry climate, and had to add an additional 1/4 cup liquid, but except for that I followed the recipe exactly. I think this is one that we'll be makin...

Good stuff! Try adding a couple of slices of tomato on the toast before topping with the sauce.

I substituted beer for milk. My daughter and I loved it; my husband didn't. Apparently he feels that cheese and bread don't make an adequate supper - even with a salad!

My great grandmother used to make this when I was a kid and it's been a long time since I've had it. Very good over white toast. Tastes best when made with an ale or strong beer. This is a ve...

My husband amazed and extremly happy when I found this recipe. He had been looking for it for years. It is exactly like he remembered and very easy to make. Thank you!

Bland, but a good base to add on to.

Very VERY bland. Did what I cold to spice it up and add flavor.....but nothing would work. Sorry but I wont make this again