Best Yorkshire puddings

Best Yorkshire puddings

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 20 mins

Easy

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

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per pud (8 large puds)

  • kcal199
  • fat13g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs15g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre0g
  • protein6g
  • salt0.12g
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Ingredients

  • 140g plain flour (this is about 200ml/7fl oz)
  • 4 egg (200ml/7fl oz)
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • 200ml milk

    Milk

    mill-k

    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…

  • sunflower oil, for cooking
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…

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.

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Comments (348)

fifipie68's picture
5

This has to be my all time favourite recipe for Yorkshires. It's never let me down and my fussy 4 year old adores it. A firm family favourite!

aalgama1's picture
5

It was so easy (my first time making them) and came out perfectly! I substituted milk with coconut milk and it is just as yummy! :))

aalgama1's picture
5

It was so easy (my first time making them) and came out perfectly! I substituted milk with coconut milk and it is just as yummy! :))

lynsey100's picture
5

Works perfectly!!

oldthumper85's picture

Very good :-)

migsywigsy's picture
5

The first time I've ever made Yorkshire puddings (I'm a 40 year old Yorkshire girl. Shameful, I know) and these were perfect. So chuffed I
sent my mum a photo!!

mrs_chambers's picture

I thought this was a brilliant recipe- I added a tbsp of thyme and stirred in for added flavour- and this was yummy!

dannywheat14's picture

amazing... i put whatever hardy herbs in the oil before batter to add a lovely aroma to them but perfect anyway

louisebedlowe22's picture
5

Tasted and looked just like the ones from the carvery at our local pub. Ace!

sofiewood's picture
4

Just taken these out of the oven - look pretty good to me :)

scarps1980's picture

Best ever yorkies, they hit the roof of the oven, every time.

sonic2312's picture
5

First time I've ever made these & what a rouring success :-)
I used Gluten free flour too, halved the ingredients, cooked in one medium sized tin for two of us & still the best I have ever tasted, my Fiance also agrees.
Many thanks :-)

rhiannaphoenix1975's picture
5

Tired this for sundays lunch and everyone wanted seconds roaring success. making again next week. my faves.

sazrina's picture
5

Great recipe, they were huge though, I tried not to put much oil in but must have overdone it still

vondoyle1's picture
5

Totally amazing. V light and HUGE my husband said they were the best yet

sarahclapton's picture
4

lovely , rose beautifully but next time will be adding salt to the recipe

kateycook's picture
5

These are amazing, thanks very much Barney! They are definitely the best Yorkshire puddings I've ever made - I got really excited watching them rise in the oven so such heady heights. You can see the evidence here: http://highheelsandpinkglitter.wordpress.com I used half the quantity, let the batter rest in the fridge for an hour beforehand and got six, good sized puddings out of it.

teglsmt's picture
5

Such a great recipe, pop them in the oven and watch them grow, and the kids love them too....

angelamandyjones's picture
5

I just made these for dinner today, wow!!! they hit the top of my oven they rose so much!!

teabreaks's picture
5

Followed this recipe to the letter and it was a fabulous success! Never had Yorkshires like them!

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