Viral Viking Toast TikTok Trend vs Gordon Ramsay's Cheese On Toast 

Viral Viking Toast TikTok Trend vs Gordon Ramsay’s Cheese On Toast 

Viking Toast is our new viral healthy dish trend in 2023. The dish is from the recently-released cookbook Pinch of Nom has taken the internet world by storm with a new twist in the cheese on toast. The Viking toast is cheese on toast having basic ingredients but mouthwatering flavors, according to social media users. 

Similar is the case with the cheese on the toast of the famous British Chef- Gordon Ramsay. His ultimate cheese on toast in the “Under 10 minutes” Youtube series is also worth the try, people suggest. So, here we are trying and comparing the cheese-on-toast dishes from Pinch Nom and Gordon Ramsay to decide which one is better. 

Viral Viking Toast TikTok Trend

The first one we have is the Viking toast which resembles a Welsh Rarebit and is inspired by the melty cheese and onions from its popular Viking Pork recipe. 

Viral Viking Toast
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The recipe is an ideal breakfast or brunch to keep you slim as it has less than 300 calories and is also considered a stomach savior as it only takes seven minutes to cook. So, you can be running late or not have more than ten minutes to spare on your breakfast, no worries. The Viking toast is a speedy breakfast with bold flavors.

Let’s get started with our first recipe- the Viking toast. 


  • half an onion
  • 40g of reduced-fat mature Cheddar cheese
  • half tsp of Worcestershire sauce
  • small pinch of mustard powder
  • one medium egg yolk
  • one tsp skim milk
  • sea salt and black pepper
  • one medium slice of wholemeal bread


The process of preparing the Viking toast is quite simple and easy. Check out the below-listed steps. 

Chop the onions finely and put the pan on medium heat and spray it with oil. Then grate the cheddar. Add onions to the pan and cook for two minutes. Mix the cooked onion and cheese in a separate bowl. Add half a teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce and a pinch of mustard powder to the bowl. Add the egg yolk, milk, pepper, and sea salt one by one. Combine the mixture well. 

Pour a portion of the mixture into the slice of bread and grill for three to four minutes. Wait for the cheese to melt and brown before serving immediately. 

Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Cheese on Toast

Our next recipe is by Gordon Ramsay, which can be heaven for cheese lovers because of the inclusion of three types of cheese.

Gordon Ramsay's Ultimate Cheese on Toast

The dish is also time-saving and a speedy way to save yourself from hunger as it takes only ten minutes to get ready. Well, it is a bit more complex than the Viking toast, but it is not rocket science, and you won’t need a master chef to prepare it. You can easily make it even if you have few cooking skills. 

It is unique because it contains a secret and prize ingredient- cauliflower. No one would imagine adding the blandest vegetable in their recipes, but he is Gordon Ramsay. And not only this, this bland vegetable suddenly transforms into the luxurious flavor of cheese on toast. 


  • Bacon
  • Mature Cheddar 
  • Cream cheese
  • Parmesan 
  • Cauliflower
  • Paprika
  • Mustard
  • Pepper 
  • Salt 
  • Olive oil to spray 

You can watch Gordon’s ‘Under 10 Minutes’ Youtube series to understand the detailed procedure to make the ultimate cheese on toast. 

Which is better- The Viral Viking Toast or the Ultimate cheese in toast?

The cauliflower in Ramsay’s toast made the topping far chunkier than the Viking Toast’s, but this did not make it any less unappealing. However, this toast was about indulgence, and for cheese lovers, it was worth it, especially with the parmesan cheese. 

The ultimate cheese on toast is not as healthy as the Viking toast due to the extra calories, but it sure tasted yummy better than the TikTok viral toast. 

Within ten minutes, Gordon’s toast was not as crisp as the Viking toast, so those who love crispiness must try the Viking toast. 

The topping of cauliflower may make you struggle a little to stuff the high slice into your mouth, but the flavor will sing and dance on your tongue once you push it into the mouth. The addition of paprika and mustard adds luxurious flavor to the veggie bacon and cauliflower, tasting tangy, which the Viking toast lacks. 

However, the viral toast is a serious upgrade from the standard sliced cheese on toast, and the extra ingredients completely elevate the taste. The creamy cheese, onion flavor, and Welsh Rarebit taste will do their magic on your tongue. However, when it comes to the ultimate cheese on toast, it is a satisfying lunchtime treat for your stomach, not so for your diet and health. 

The quick little recipe of Viking Toast uses reduced-fat cheese and feels less heavy with more energy to face the rest of the day.

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