Welsh Rarebit with Sweet Cider Chutney


  • 25g butter
  • 25g flour
  • 150ml milk
  • 175g cheddar cheese
  • 2 tbsp The Cherry Tree Sweet Cider Chutney
  • 1 tsp English mustard
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • salt & pepper
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 4 slices of toast


  • Make a roux with the butter and flour, and leave to cool.
  • Bring the milk to the boil, then whisk it into the roux.
  • Bring to the boil once again, whisking all the time.
  • Add the cheese, beat it in and remove from the heat.
  • Heat the chutney, English mustard and Worcestershire sauce.
  • When thick add this mixture to the cheese sauce.
  • Season well with salt and pepper and beat in the egg yolks.
  • Spoon on to the slices of toast and grill until bubbling.