"Those dripping crumpets"
A buttered crumpet
GNU Free Documentation LicenseA buttered crumpet - Credit: Loop Zilla (cropped by Albert Cahalan)

 Crumpets are small, round cakes made from a batter of flour, milk and yeast. Traditionally, they are  cooked on a griddle/bakestone in specially designed crumpet rings. They have a chewy, spongy texture, full of holes, and are eaten hot with butter and jam.

Recipe for crumpets