Toad in the Hole

Total Time
5 mins
45 mins

Savoury, spicy, British breakfast dish. I doubt that you have eaten sausage prepared in this fashion.

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  • 1 ounce butter
  • 1 lb sausage (links or sliced patties, seasoned with sage or other herbs, OR vegetarian sausages, seasoned to your)
  • 4 ounces flour
  • 1 egg (or equivalent egg substitute)
  • 10 ounces milk


  1. Pre-heat oven to 425 (220 C/ Gas 7).
  2. Place butter and sausages in a 10" x 12" roasting pan.
  3. Cook for 10 minutes, or until they are done to your liking.
  4. Sift the flour into a bowl.
  5. Break in the egg.
  6. Gradually add half the milk, beating to form a smooth batter.
  7. Pour in the remaining milk and beat until quite smooth.
  8. Alternatively, add the flour, milk and egg to a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
  9. Pour the batter into the roasting pan and bake for 40-45 minutes, until the batter is well risen and golden.