The Best Yorkshire Pudding Recipe Ever


Yorkshire Puddings


Whether you prefer individual Yorkshire puddings or to have your batter surrounding your sausages in a Toad-in-the-Hole recipe, this recipe is extremely hard to beat.



(Makes 12 individual Yorkshire Puddings)

250g plain flour

4 eggs

1tsp salt

300ml whole milk

100ml water

A little lard.



Sift the flour and salt into a large bowl.

In a separate bowl lightly whisk the eggs. Add the milk and water and continue to whisk together.

Slowly mix the liquid ingredients into the dry, whisking as you go to make a smooth batter.

Allow to rest for at least an hour. You can pop it in the fridge to do so.

Crank the oven up as high as it will go and heat up.

Put half a teaspoon of lard in each muffin hole and place in oven for at least ten minutes. You want the fat to be extremely hot so that the batter sizzles when it makes contact.

Remove the batter from fridge and stir through. Pour in the batter filling the muffin tin holes halfway or so.

Put into the oven and reduce the heat immediately to 220°C/428°F/Gas Mark  7 and bake for 20 minutes.

Serve immediately.



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6 thoughts on “The Best Yorkshire Pudding Recipe Ever

  1. This looks gorgeous!

    Sorry to be nitpicky but I think you have a typo where you’ve written ‘half a teaspoon of batter’, I think that should be butter? Thought I’d mention it as in the context it could be confusing!

    all the best with lucky thirteen. 🙂

        1. Aargh! It’s one of those days! It should have been ‘half a teaspoon of lard’. I think I ought to wait til the kids go to bed and I have a decent night’s sleep before I do anything else today!

          1. Lol. Yep, know that feeling and I only have two!! Sorry again for being anal but your recipe looks great and I wouldn’t want anyone getting it wrong! 🙂

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