Golden baked toad-in-the-hole in large rectangular dish

Sam's toad-in-the-hole

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(143 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 45 mins

Easy

Serves 4

Serve this comforting classic made with chipolata sausages and a simple batter – it’s easy enough that kids can help make it.

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal472
  • fat29g
  • saturates9g
  • carbs37g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre2g
  • protein19g
  • salt2.34g
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Ingredients

  • 12 chipolatas
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
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For the batter

  • 140g plain flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
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  • 175ml semi-skimmed milk

Method

  1. Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7.

  2. Put the 12 chipolatas in a 20 x 30cm roasting tin with 1 tbsp sunflower oil, then bake for 15 mins until browned.

  3. Meanwhile, make up the batter mix. Tip 140g plain flour into a bowl with ½ tsp salt, make a well in the middle and crack 2 eggs into it.

  4. Use an electric whisk to mix it together, then slowly add 175ml semi-skimmed milk, whisking all the time. Leave to stand until the sausages are nice and brown.

  5. Remove the sausages from the oven – be careful because the fat will be sizzling hot – but if it isn’t, put the tin on the hob for a few mins until it is.

  6. Pour in the batter mix, transfer to the top shelf of the oven, then cook for 25-30 mins, until risen and golden.

  7. Serve with gravy and your favourite veg.

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kathryndonna's picture
kathryndonna
28th Sep, 2013
Made this for dinner last Saturday and it went down so well that I'm making it again today. Perfect proportions for the batter and it cooked beautifully. I am using Lincolnshire sausages for a herby taste and setting it off with a red onion gravy. Perfect autumn-in-front-of-the-TV dinner!
annapants
23rd May, 2013
My toad in the hole has never come out looking like anything other than a flipflop until now. Great recipe thanks. My husband is trying to hide his jealousy as he thinks he is the greatest dancer when it comes to yorkies, a new competition may have been born today in our house.....
lnor89
29th Apr, 2013
5.05
Tried to make it for the first time, it was great. Didnt have an electric whisk but still worked with a hand whisk. Had with broccoli and gravy, was perfect.
S16opy
26th Jul, 2013
Hmm, you obviously didn't follow THIS recipe surely? Blinkin 'orid
bradleylexi
4th Apr, 2013
5.05
Had this for dinner tonight and it was perfect, will make it again.
bradleylexi
4th Apr, 2013
5.05
Had this for dinner tonight and it was perfect, will make it again.
fourpugs
2nd Apr, 2013
5.05
Sam's Toad in the Hole is everything it's supposed to be! A perfect recipe and quite delicious. It was even easy to convert from metric, since I live in the states. The family loved it! I am going to make Cornish Pasties soon!
beckyots
17th Mar, 2013
5.05
I've always thought toad in the hole would be hard to make but this recipe worked first time and was so yummy. Will definitely make again.
heatherfisher
4th Feb, 2013
5.05
Kids absolutely loved this so did we! Easy to make and kids can help
p4ssw0rd
10th Jan, 2013
5.05
used this recipe before never fails to rise and taste perfect every time

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