Best Yorkshire puddings

Best Yorkshire puddings

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(265 ratings)

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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emmadunck
22nd Dec, 2014
Tried these today for the first time and 4 eggs was too much very eggy and doughy. Tried another batch with 2 eggs and a third just egg white and it worked a treat! Oh and don't put them on the top shelf they rise a lot!!
whofan99
21st Dec, 2014
Hey, there. I'm an American cook, and had to convert measurements and oven temperatures, but had to say that this is an awesome recipe for Yorkshire puddings. I love eating them, but didn't know that they were this easy to make. My best friend's parents are from North Cumberland (Umbria?), and his mom makes really good ones, but I don't want to drive and hour and a half each way to get some. In any case, even with guesstimating, these turned out great. Also, the tips were very helpful.
beckys85
14th Dec, 2014
Had to comment on these as I've never had much luck with Yorkshire puds. Follow the recipe and it won't let you down...so easy and amazing results. So happy with them, they're going in the freezer ready for Christmas. One thing ticked off the list!
jendancer
23rd Dec, 2014
I have frozen a batch of these for christmas aswell, how long do u normally reheat them for, and do u reheat them in the oven? Thank you
beckys85
11th Jan, 2015
So sorry, I've only just seen this! 5-6 mins in the oven from frozen did the trick. I hope you had them for your Christmas dinner! :)
teabreaks
7th Dec, 2014
5.05
Easy peasy and beautifully puffed up as promised.
lucyparty71
26th Oct, 2014
These are amazing I found the quantities to be just right. Make sure you definitely don't open the oven door though as I did and they shrank a bit. Always bought frozen ones in the past but am now converted and making them again today with roast chicken - yum!!!
lucyparty71
26th Oct, 2014
Made these for the first time a couple of weeks ago and they are amazing! Found the quantities to be just right. Make sure you definitely don't open the oven door though as I did and they shrank a bit. Have always used frozen in the past but converted to these lovely ones now and making again today with roast chicken - yum!!!
lseastwood
4th Oct, 2014
5.05
Perfect Yorkshire puddings first time. Made 9 using half quantities, although I used a jam tart tray rather than a muffin tray so this may be why. I will be using this recipe again!
talia297
21st Sep, 2014
Amazing! I have often had some Yorkshire disasters but these came out perfect!

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