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 eggs (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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Kate Petersen
25th Dec, 2016
5.05
I've never made Yorkshire puds before & decided to try this recipe for our Christmas dinner. It was easy to make, worked out wonderfully & they were delicious! As there were only 2 of us eating, I halved the recipe, made them in a standard muffin tin & got out 12 puds. We tried not to eat them all!
pjwhams
25th Dec, 2016
5.05
Forget the sifting of the flour and putting the batter in the fridge, as found in other recipes. This is the simplest Yorkshires recipe I've found, and the one with by far the best results. Absolutely foolproof.
nadine54
29th Nov, 2016
my hubby tried these Yorkshire puds as hes being making Yorkshire tubs they never turned out good until he used this recipe can safely say they were knocking on the door too get out they were huge and very light and tasty and did not shrink ... no more frozen yorkies in this home xx :)
mark-the-sparky
19th Nov, 2016
5.05
Really been disappointed with my attempts in the past so started buying you know who's. Tried this recipe to day and BANG, first time. Even my wife was impressed. No more from premade frozen ones in this house. ;)
rogartsheep
9th Nov, 2016
Made yorkies for the first time using this recipe, turned out amazing. Will certainly make these again.
goldie3
6th Nov, 2016
5.05
Hubbie made these yesterday and were superb, even though he forgot to heat the muffin tray first and I mistakeningly opened the oven door once, towards the end of baking!
compoundqueen
6th Nov, 2016
These are simply the best. I have never been able to make yorkies until I came across this receipe . Thank you GF XXX mwah xx
Hanuhr
3rd Oct, 2016
2.55
Tried this recipe with soya milk. The result looked like a proper yorkshire pudding but it wasn't crispy at all. I might reduce the number of eggs for future attempts.
marcus1980
30th Dec, 2016
Put 2 tablespoons of water to the batter with the soya milk and you will have lovely crisp Yorkshire pudds don't reduce eggs regards Linda ps I cook with soya all the time need any recipes feel free to ask
catbail
9th Dec, 2016
5.05
I do think using soya milk might have made a difference. Using cow's milk, preferably whole rather than skimmed, gives brilliant results with this recipe every time. I have never been able to make yorkshires before, and I don't really understand why this recipe works over any other, but it does!

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