Toad in the Hole

Toad in the Hole Recipe

If you are craving a traditional British dish that’s heartwarming and satisfying, Toad in the Hole is the perfect recipe for you. This family favorite features juicy sausages baked in a crispy, golden Yorkshire pudding batter. It’s a simple, yet delicious meal that can be enjoyed for lunch or dinner. Whether you are hosting a cozy family gathering or just looking to try something new, Toad in the Hole is sure to delight everyone at the table.

Tips to make the Toad in the Hole recipe:

1. Choose Quality Sausages: Use good-quality pork sausages for the best flavor. Look for sausages with high meat content and natural casings for a juicy and flavorful bite.

2. Preheat the Pan: Place your baking dish or ovenproof skillet in the oven while it preheats. Adding the batter to a hot pan ensures the Yorkshire pudding rises well and gets that delicious, crispy texture.

3. Batter Consistency: The batter should be smooth and lump-free. Mixing it thoroughly and letting it rest for about 30 minutes can help achieve a perfect texture, making it light and airy when baked.

4. Even Cooking: Make sure the sausages are partially cooked before adding the batter. This ensures they’ll cook completely and evenly when baked with the batter.

5. Avoid Overcrowding: Don’t overcrowd the pan with too many sausages. Leave enough space for the batter to puff up and expand around the sausages.

By following these tips, you’ll be able to make a delicious Toad in the Hole that’s crispy on the outside, fluffy inside, and full of flavor!

How to Make Toad in the Hole Recipe?

Toad in the Hole Recipe

Toad in the Hole Recipe

Michelle Kim
Follow this recipe to prepare a traditional British dish, Toad in the Hole, made with sausages baked in a Yorkshire pudding batter.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine british
Servings 4
Calories 450 kcal


  • 1 Oven Preheated to 220°C (425°F)
  • 1 Baking dish For baking the Toad in the Hole
  • 1 Mixing Bowl For preparing the batter
  • 1 Whisk For mixing the batter


  • 150 g Plain flour
  • 2 Eggs
  • 150 ml Milk
  • 150 ml Water
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Pepper
  • 8 Sausages
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable oil


  • Preheat the oven to 220°C (425°F).
  • Combine the flour, eggs, milk, and water in a mixing bowl. Whisk until smooth.
  • Season the batter with salt and pepper, and set aside.
  • Add the vegetable oil to a baking dish and place it in the preheated oven until the oil is hot and shimmering.
  • Add the sausages to the hot oil in the baking dish. Bake for about 10 minutes, or until they start to brown.
  • Carefully pour the batter over the sausages.
  • Return the dish to the oven and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the batter is risen and golden brown.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to rest for a few minutes. Serve hot with onion gravy and vegetables.


For a vegetarian version, use vegetarian sausages instead of meat sausages.


Serving: 1gCalories: 450kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 20gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 120mgSodium: 800mgPotassium: 350mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 15000IUVitamin C: 1.7mgCalcium: 800mgIron: 0.5mg
Keyword Comfort food, Sausages, Toad in the Hole, Yorkshire Pudding
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