Best Yorkshire puddings

Best Yorkshire puddings

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Cooking time

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 20 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Makes 8 large puds or 24 small

The secret to getting gloriously puffed-up Yorkshires is to have the fat sizzling hot – and don't open the oven door!

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition info

Nutrition per pud (8 large puds)

kcalories
199
protein
6g
carbs
15g
fat
13g
saturates
2g
fibre
0g
sugar
1g
salt
0.12g

Ingredients

  • 140g plain flour (this is about 200ml/7fl oz)
  • 4 eggs (200ml/7fl oz)
  • 200ml milk
  • sunflower oil, for cooking

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Method

  1. Heat oven to 230C/fan 210C/gas 8. Drizzle a little sunflower oil evenly into 2 x 4-hole Yorkshire pudding tins or a 12-hole non-stick muffin tin and place in the oven to heat through.
  2. To make the batter, tip 140g plain flour into a bowl and beat in four eggs until smooth. Gradually add 200ml milk and carry on beating until the mix is completely lump-free. Season with salt and pepper. Pour the batter into a jug, then remove the hot tins from the oven. Carefully and evenly pour the batter into the holes. Place the tins back in the oven and leave undisturbed for 20-25 mins until the puddings have puffed up and browned. Serve immediately. You can now cool them and freeze for up to 1 month.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, February 2009

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sdwalker86's picture
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Came across this because I didn't have any batter mix or frozen Yorkshire's. They came out so well tried again in toad in the hole which rose so much it nearly touched the top of the oven. They come out better if you season and use a really powerful blender or whisk. Top notch recipe.

wobblynic's picture
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I make this every time we have a roast, they rise brilliantly and taste good.

kerryshelley's picture
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fab results!

daljan11's picture

FANTASTIC. could never get nice yorkshires till i tried this recipe. i halved the recipe to get 7 massive yorkshires that was the biggest ive ever seen and great tasting

aliwaggy's picture

Great recipe I have been making home made Yorkshires for 40 years and this is as good as my family recipe, however I always use beef dripping or lard and never evg oil, I know the vegetarians will wince at that but it makes a huge difference to the lightness of the puddings in the same way it does to fish & chips fried in beef dripping!!

dancrighton's picture

brilliant recipe me mate super kev put some lager into the recipe it rose like a dream

treacletrim's picture
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Fantastic! I was looking for a new Yorkshire pudding recipe to try as mine are a bit hit and miss when it comes to rising. Tried this one and.....WOW! Fool proof recipe with great results, would definitely recommend :) I did half the recipe for two of us using 3oz flour, 2 eggs and 100ml milk and it made 8 cracking puds in a muffin tin. Won't use any other recipe in the future!

ak_kopchala's picture
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Perfect Yorkshire puddings, but be careful, mine grew so big they stuck to the top of the oven!

talullahpip's picture
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FAB FAB FAB!! never been able to master yorkshire puddings before, even following recipes from many books, they never seem to be amazing, but these really are and they are so easy!! but as others said they really do rise so i made sure there was no self above otherwise wouldve touched it! plus 20mins mine were done, another 5 and they wouldve burnt. great recipe! my family loved them!

dean_moore's picture
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Worked great best Yorkshire I've ever done

lee0806's picture

Split this in to 2 batches to make 2 large plate size yorkshire puddings for the base of sunday dinner. Great recipe, reduced the eggs used to 3 though.

jincyj's picture
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This was too good! I was so exited the way it rised. Great recipe. Very easy to make. Next time I will reduce the eggs.

vicsterbruce's picture

i used this recipe to make my own yorkshires last week. Apart from the fact i was sat in front of the oven for 20mins keeping an eye on them, i was so proud of myself! They were fanstatic and now i make them every Sunday :)

lizzydripping1's picture
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very well risen but too many eggs

pgrinnell's picture
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Wow!! I've never seen anything like this!! I used muffin pans as that is all I have, but only 1/2 filled them max. They are so huge that I'm almost too embarrassed to serve them to my visitors! I think they may need a second plate just for their yorkies!! They're incredibly light and crispy. Thank you!

sonagupta's picture
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Foolproof easy recipe for perfect Yorkshire puddings

elaine79's picture

Great recipie !!! loved it so did the kids !!!

carrie60's picture

I didn't change anything just did exactly what the recipe as I have had so many disappointing yorkshire puddings and haven't made them in years - just bought aunt bessie's. This recipe turned out perfectly - best ever recipe. I have now concored yorkshire puddings.

louisevwynn's picture
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worked brilliantly! - Would recommend!

doihaveto's picture

Leave to rest? Where in the oven?

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