Yorkshire Puddings - Easy Recipe & Top Tips For Perfect Results.

Posted by Lorraine on 2nd Feb 2023

What's the secret to perfect Yorkshire Puddings? Here's a quick and easy Yorkshire Pudding Recipe with tried and tested top tips to help you cook the BEST Yorkshire Puddings.

Fluffy, crisp and perfectly risen Yorkshire Puddings is what we're all aiming for, right?! Read on to find out how to achieve this every time!

5 Top Tips For Perfect Yorkshire Puddings

  1. Let the batter rest for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Pre heat the tin/oil. The oil needs to be really hot before adding the batter.
  3. Choose fat with a high smoke point. Don't use butter or olive oil. Sunflower oil, vegetable oil or lard works best.
  4. Don't place too high in the oven, they need space to rise!
  5. Do not open the door while cooking.

We love this super easy Yorkshire Pudding Recipe from Mary Berry. It delivers fluffy, perfectly browned Yorkshire Puds every time, providing you follow the tips above, of course!

Easy Yorkshire Pudding Recipe

  • Preparation time: 10 mins plus at least 30 min resting time
  • Cooking Time: 20-25 minutes
  • Serves: 6 (12 Yorkshire Puddings)
  • You'll need 1 x 12 hole muffin tray, whisk, bowl & pouring jug.


  • 100g Plain Flour
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • 3 Large Eggs
  • 225ml Milk
  • Sunflower Or Vegetable Oil


  1. Mix flour and salt together in a large bowl. Make a well in the middle of the flour then add the eggs with a splash of milk.
  2. Whisk from the middle and continue to whisk until smooth and lump free then add the rest of the milk. Whisk to combine then transfer the mixture to a jug.
  3. Leave the batter to rest for 30 minutes.
  4. Preheat oven to 200C Fan.
  5. Grab a 12 hole muffin tin. Add a splash of oil (just over a tsp) into each hole. Place the tray into the hot oven for 5 minutes. The oil needs to get really hot.
  6. Carefully remove the tray from the oven. Give the batter a good whisk before pour into each hole (about 2/3 of way up) you should hear a sizzle. Work quickly to fill all the holes.
  7. Immediately place in the oven for 20-25 minutes or, until well risen and golden.
  8. Serve straight away *

Top Tips:

  • If you're not ready to eat them straight away pop them on a cooling tray to cool then, pop them in a hot oven for a couple of minutes to warm and crisp up perfectly just before serving.
  • They can be frozen for up to a month. To cook from frozen place in a pre-heated oven for around 8 minutes.

For another tasty recipe based around the classic Yorkshire Pudding try this delicious 'Ultra Light Toad In The Hole Recipe'. It's comfort food at its best!


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