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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lindy0070
8th Nov, 2015
This is an easy "go to" recipe for quick yorkies or pancake batter. I only use three eggs and they work just brilliantly.
nickd76
4th Oct, 2015
This is a great Yorkshire recipe, but heating the pudding tray in the oven is a mistake. Heat the tray on the hob till the oil just starts to smoke then pour in the batter and put them in the oven, that way your oven stays hotter since you only open it once, and therefore you get a better rise.
nefetiti
1st Jan, 2016
I tried your tip about doing it on the hob first, and I've made the best yorkies ever! Thank you :-)
eexley
27th Sep, 2015
Absolutely perfect. Only been married 21 years & my first decent puddings.
balck777
27th Sep, 2015
5.05
The best Yorkshires I have ever managed. Wow!
Bethyboo20
13th Sep, 2015
5.05
Have been using this recipe for a while now and it has never failed me. So simple, and amazing results every time!
jeatkins27
6th Sep, 2015
Was forced into making my own after Aunt Bessie forgot to restock my freezer - cannot believe I had been buying them when they are so easy to make!! Thanks for this recipe - will never buy again :-)
SandyDurack
22nd Aug, 2015
5.05
Perfect every time. This is the only recipe I now use for perfect Yorkshire puddings. I follow the recipe exactly.
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Moegi
11th Aug, 2015
5.05
Definitely best Yorkshire puddings ever! - thanks for the recipe ^_^
SandyDurack
10th Aug, 2015
5.05
Perfect every time. This is the only recipe I use now. Always turn out fluffy and golden.

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