How to make Yorkshire puddings

Until The Great British Bake Off Series 7 2016 batter week I had never made Yorkshire puddings.  I have seen them before but never baked them. Since the Yorkshire puddings were part of the challenges, I had to bake them. These were not the Great British Bake Off technical challenge but I just could not get excited enough to make the technical challenge which was lace pancakes.  In this video I will be showing you how to make Yorkshire puddings.

Yorkshire puddings are an English food made from batter consisting of eggs, flour, and milk or water. They are often served with beef and gravy as part of the traditional British Sunday roast. They are quick and simple to make. The amount of eggs used make them puff up when baked.

Do not open the oven door while they bake because they will not rise or they will flop and you will have to start again.

Makes 12

Ingredients

  • 140 grams plain flour
  • 200 ml milk
  • 4 medium eggs
  • vegetable oil
  • salt
  • pepper

Method

  • Pre heat your oven to 225 Celsius
  • Put about a teaspoon of vegetable oil in each hole of a 12-hole muffin tray and place in the oven.
  • While the oil is heating up, make the batter.
  • Put the plain flour in a bowl and add your eggs and whisk until smooth
  • Add in half of your milk and whisk and then add in the rest of the milk and whisk
  • Season with salt and pepper
  • Pour the mixture in a jug and then remove the tray from the oven and divide the mixture between the cupcake tray holes.
  • Bake for about 20-25 minutes until puffed up and golden brown
  • Remove from the oven and serve

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