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Tiny toads

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Prep: 10 mins - 15 mins Cook: 20 mins - 25 mins

Easy

Serves 12
Mini toad in the hole, fun for under 5's

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal70
  • fat4.8g
  • saturates1.3g
  • carbs5g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre0.2g
  • protein2.4g
  • salt0.25g
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Ingredients

  • 2-3 tbsp sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

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  • 85ml milk

    Milk

    mill-k

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  • 1 egg

    Egg

    egg

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  • 50g plain flour, sifted
  • 12 mini cocktail sausage
  • tomato ketchup, to serve

Method

  1. Preheat oven to fan 180C/conventional 200C/gas 6. Put a generous half-teaspoonful of sunflower oil in the bottom of each cup of a deep 12-hole mini muffin pan set on a baking tray.

  2. Pour the milk into a jug, add the egg, flour and a pinch of salt and whisk everything together with a hand blender or wire whisk until a smooth batter forms.

  3. Put the muffin pan in the oven for a minute or so until the oil is very hot. Carefully remove from the oven and quickly fill the cups just under two-thirds full (this may not seem enough batter, but they puff up in the oven). Drop a sausage into each cup and bake for 20-25 minutes until golden brown, well risen and crisp. Serve with ketchup.

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Comments (32)

cockneycowboy's picture
5

great quick meal but Rashani G is dead right the mixture will only make 8 not 12, I last posted a comment 12 Sept 2008 been making them ever since, 130ml of milk and 75g of flour is about right for making 12 though!

deadtall's picture

Great idea - I struggle to get my toad in the hole to rise in a big pan, but theses are easy peasy. Kids liked them.

ruby_may98's picture
5

Very tasty- will be making again. Only enough batter to make six though.

cc-offe's picture
5

Great recipe for kids to help with, really yummy.

mad_dory's picture

So can you use frozen cocktail sausages or do they have to be fresh? Iwant to make these for dinner :-)

amyphillips78's picture
5

I made this for dinner and it was awesome! I doubled the ingredients and that was a good amount for 2 very hungry adults and one child. I used my new silicone muffin tray, so they didn't stick at all - very impressive. Next time I'm going to try some with no oil to make them less greasy. Though that might detract from their deliciousness! I used normal chunky sausages, but chopped them into chunks - worked well.

pekinduck's picture

haven't used this particular recipe but if your kids are dairy intolerant replace the milk with rice milk (oatly milk is too thick).

vessie's picture
5

These were so easy to make I couldn't believe it. My work colleagues who are very much over 5 enjoyed them tremendously.
I did however find that I had to use twice the batter than the recipe suggested for a batch of 12 so bear that in mind if you would like them a bit more substantial.
Great recipe overall.

carriewykes's picture
5

After reading the comments I doubled the quantity of Yorkshire batter. Think in future I'll try 1 1/2 times the recipe quantities as my Yorkies came out huge with a weeny lil sausage inside! That said they looked yummy and my little one loved them. Super quick and easy to make too.

strongmansj's picture
5

made these with the grandchildren for a saturday supper and they were delicious. I used ready cooked cocktail sausages and they were fine. I usually have a problem with sticking yorkshires but these all came out perfectly.

therese_mayo's picture

Could I use ready cooked cocktail sausages?

doolittle's picture
5

Yummy!! I made these for a party with some pease pudding to serve and they dissappeared very quickly!! I did some with veggies sausages too. I could only get six toads out of the quantities given though and I have made them several times now.

crazylady5zoeb's picture
5

Absolutley amazing, they didnt stick to the tin and went down a treat, have made them several times now and always perfect!!! Must try!!!

Roshani's picture

Next time, when I am making it, I will use the given quantity to make 6 cups, and also will sprinkle a little grated cheese on top.

Roshani's picture

Nice & crispy, but the batter didn't fill 12 cups, it just filled 8. Other than that, it was delicious, my 2 year old daughter and my 12 year old son enjoyed it very well. Thank you!

sharonwithnell's picture
5

Children loved them. I served with gravy and mashed potato

vgibson's picture

My 16 month old and my 4 year old love these (and so do I!) :-)

neilphillipson's picture
5

Kids loved them, nice quick and easy mid week food. :)

elizabeth_lumb's picture
5

Made this for 2 fussy children with poor appetites and got 2 clean plates!
Substituted the muffin tray for traditional yorkshire pudding tins and popped 3 sausages in each. Makes 4-5. Brill.

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Questions (1)

funkiliciousjx's picture

Would these be ok to serve cold on a buffet table?

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