Basic Yorkshire Pudding Batter

Side dishServes 4


125g plain flour

1-2 free range eggs

300ml fresh milk

Salt and pepper


  1. Make a well in the centre of the flour and drop the eggs into the well.
  2. Beat the eggs with a fork and gradually incorporate the flour to start forming a thick paste.
  3. Gradually add the milk, beating the mixture with a whisk until the batter is the thickness of single cream. If using 2 eggs, you might find you need to reduce the amount of milk slightly.
  4. Leave to rest for around 10 minutes and re-whisk before use.
  5. Bake in a hot oven (200ÂșC/gas mark 6 ) for 15-20 minutes until well risen and golden brown.