AvatarAuthorPaige Wollman
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Welsh Rarebit Family Style is our flavor packed version of rarebit. In Europe it is served as a pub lunch, but we like it any time of day.

Welsh Rarebit

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time5 minsTotal Time10 mins

 2 tbsp butter
 1 ½ tbsp flour
  cup milk
 ½ cup Ginger ale
 1 tsp dry mustard
 ½ tsp paprika
 ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
 2 dashes Worcestershire sauce
 1 ½ cups sharp cheddar cheese, grated(can also use English Lancashire or English Cheshire)
 1 egg yolk, room temperature
 4 buttered toasted bread(best broiled only on one side with sauce poured over untoasted side)

1

Melt butter in a medium saucepan over low heat. Whisk in flour and cook, whisking constantly for 2 to 3 minutes.

2

Pour in milk and Ginger ale, whisking constantly, and cook for an additional minute. Add mustard, paprika, and cayenne and whisk.

3

Add cheese and whisk slowly, cooking for a couple of minutes or until sauce is smooth, melted and very hot.

4

Remove from heat and carefully whisk in egg yolk.

5

Serve immediately over toast. Or pass briefly under broiler if desired.

Ingredients

 2 tbsp butter
 1 ½ tbsp flour
  cup milk
 ½ cup Ginger ale
 1 tsp dry mustard
 ½ tsp paprika
 ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
 2 dashes Worcestershire sauce
 1 ½ cups sharp cheddar cheese, grated(can also use English Lancashire or English Cheshire)
 1 egg yolk, room temperature
 4 buttered toasted bread(best broiled only on one side with sauce poured over untoasted side)

Directions

1

Melt butter in a medium saucepan over low heat. Whisk in flour and cook, whisking constantly for 2 to 3 minutes.

2

Pour in milk and Ginger ale, whisking constantly, and cook for an additional minute. Add mustard, paprika, and cayenne and whisk.

3

Add cheese and whisk slowly, cooking for a couple of minutes or until sauce is smooth, melted and very hot.

4

Remove from heat and carefully whisk in egg yolk.

5

Serve immediately over toast. Or pass briefly under broiler if desired.

Welsh Rarebit Family Style