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Yorkshire Pudding

Definition: Yorkshire Pudding


Yorkshire Pudding
A type of British pastry that is nothing at all like pudding and more like a cross between a souffle and a popover. The puffy batter is prone to quick deflation and consists of eggs, milk, and flour. The batter is poured into a shallow baking dish, small ramekins, or muffin tins and is baked in a bath of beef drippings until golden brown. Yorkshire pudding is the typical side dish for English roast beef.

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aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Deflation, ahahahahha.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Deflation, ahahahahha.
emalove emalove 8 years
I've actually never had one of these...
cupcake17 cupcake17 9 years
I love Yorkie puddings!!!! My ex bf's gran used to make them all the time. YUM!!!!
Sugar_Rush Sugar_Rush 9 years
mmm yorkie puds! Love them - I'd agree with Annearky - not pastry more of a batter I guess but if you do them right they're kinda crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. I love yorkshire puddings with sunday lunch - but they're also nice with a bit of strawberry jam!
Sugar_Rush Sugar_Rush 9 years
mmm yorkie puds! Love them - I'd agree with Annearky - not pastry more of a batter I guess but if you do them right they're kinda crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside.I love yorkshire puddings with sunday lunch - but they're also nice with a bit of strawberry jam!
crispet1 crispet1 9 years
Hmm dont think Id like it.
crispet1 crispet1 9 years
Hmm dont think Id like it.
Kostika Kostika 9 years
Annearky, I admire your ability to make them by eye. It's so easy to mess them up I haven't had a go at them yet.
Annearky Annearky 9 years
Living as I do in Yorkshire as I do I am proud to say I can make them by eye. They are like riding a bike - once you have the skill you can't go wrong. A few "builds" on the definition; I would never call them pastry, and they are not prone to quick deflation as they are firm and crispy when cooked - It's just that some people can't get them to rise in the first place. N.B. the dimunitive form of Yorkshire puddings is "Yorkies". Annie
Annearky Annearky 9 years
Living as I do in Yorkshire as I do I am proud to say I can make them by eye. They are like riding a bike - once you have the skill you can't go wrong.A few "builds" on the definition; I would never call them pastry, and they are not prone to quick deflation as they are firm and crispy when cooked - It's just that some people can't get them to rise in the first place.N.B. the dimunitive form of Yorkshire puddings is "Yorkies".Annie
grl-in-the-world grl-in-the-world 9 years
My family originated in Yorkshire and everyone but me is obsessed with Yorkshire puddings! It's a favourite around the holidays especially.
figurine figurine 9 years
They're edible, but not all that exciting.
Kostika Kostika 9 years
I love Yorkshire Puddings, but I've yet to try my hand at them as they are very difficult to make correctly.
Camarogirl67 Camarogirl67 9 years
The Five Crowns makes excellent Yorkshire Pudding - and now I can do the same!
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 9 years
mmmmmmmmmmm! that is all i can say!
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