Luxury Toad in the Hole
For the Yorkshire pudding:
- 1/4 litre milk
- 1 egg, well-beaten
- 100g sifted plain (all-purpose) flour
- 1/4 tsp salt
For the Filling :
- 4 pork sausages, quartered
- 4 rashers of bacon, diced
- 1/2 med onion, chopped
- 50g to 100g hard cheese (e.g. cheddar) diced
- 25g butter to grease the baking dish (non-stick)
Gas mark 8
Turn the oven on to pre-heat
Grease a med size non-stick baking dish with the butter. Place the flour with the salt in a bowl, drop the egg in the center and start to stir in with a fork, gradually add the milk a little at a time to incorporate all the flour into a batter with no lumps, beat with the fork, a balloon whisk or rotary risk for a few minutes (note - you can pop the flour, salt, egg and milk in a blender for a minute or two instead).
Pour the batter into the baking dish and roughly arrange the sausages, bacon, onion and cheese so they are well spread out to assist serving.
Cook for 30 to 40 minutes on the top shelf of the oven until the batter has risen and golden brown.
You can add lots more to the batter if you wish, eg; chopped tomatoes or any cooked vegetables. Serve as a main meal with salad or potatoes, vegetables and gravy. Can be eaten hot or cold. Serves 4. Double up the quantities for more servings or larger portions. Great alternative to Pizza and children love it!
Submitted by: Margaret Deards
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