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Welsh Rarebit (aka Fancy Cheese On Toast)
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Welsh Rarebit (aka Fancy Cheese On Toast)

Welsh Rarebit (aka Fancy Cheese On Toast)


  • 6 slices bacon, uncooked and chopped
  • 1/3 cup diced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons butter + plus extra for bread
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 cup whipping cream
  • 6oz grated white cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup dark beer
  • 1 teaspoon each smoked paprika, garlic powder & cayenne
  • Kosher Salt
  • Fresh black pepper
  • 8 thick slices crusty artisan bread
  • sprinkle flat leaf parsley, chopped


  1. Cook bacon in a medium pot medium heat in a medium pan until about 1/2 way cooked - then add green onions and cook 2 minutes
  2. Add 2 tablespoons butter, and when it melts add flour, whisk well and cook 2 minutes
  3. Then add mustard & Worcestershire, then gradually add the cream, cheese, beer and spices - stir until smooth and beautifully thickened
  4. Butter the bread, grill or broil until golden
  5. Ladle over the cheese sauce, garnish with pinch more paprika, some black pepper and parsley