True Toad in the Hole

True Toad in the Hole


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About this recipe: This is a recipe from my family which is true Yorkshire, for many generations.


Serves: 4 

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 pork sausages
  • 165g plain flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 160ml milk
  • 120ml cold water
  • salt and pepper to taste

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Preheat oven to 220 C / Gas mark 7.
  2. Spread oil in the bottom of a 23cm (9 in) square baking dish. Sift flour into a medium bowl, then beat in eggs. Gradually stir in milk, water, salt and pepper. Beat well.
  3. Place sausages in baking dish and pour batter mixture over all. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until golden and risen.

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Reviews (14)


This was very yummy, the whole family loved it. The second time I made it though, I decided to be like MrsNorico and change it a bit. First, I threw away the sausages and replaced them with fish fingers, then, instead of making a batter, I decided to mix up half a packet of Angel Delight, added some chopped walnuts and a bag of spanners, and cooked it in the freezer. I think my version was nicer actually but none of my kids would even try it which is why kids these days never get their 5 a day. - 20 Jun 2013


Used different ingredients. First I halved the amount from 4 to 2 servings. Then I used spicy sausages and they worked perfectly. My husband loved this dish. Also I added chopped scallions for colour and some tinned mushrooms to increase the volume. Then baked in a little ramekins. Good for two-person household. - 24 Sep 2009


Would add some herbs next time, I think. - 16 Jul 2012

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