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Walnut Grove Recipes

Horseradish Yorkshire Pudding


Yorkshire Pudding


Serves 4

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tbs horse-radish
  • 150ml milk
  • 100g flour
  • 2 tsp sunflower oil
  • salt & pepper
  • duck fat to cook with


1. Beat the eggs in a large bowl, add the flour and oil then whisk it all into a smooth paste.

2. Whisk in the milk, horseradish and seasoning until you have a smooth liquid mixture. Leave to rest at room temperature for 2 to 3 hours.

3. Pre-heat oven to 180°C

4. Arrange your moulds on a tray, add a little duck fat to each mould and place tray in the oven to heat.

5. When the fat is hot, remove from oven, pour mixture into each mould until the mould is about two thirds full.

6. Cook until golden brown all over, (around 20 mins), remove from oven and serve immediately.

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The mixture could be made the day before you want to use it, and kept in an airtight container in the fridge. They need to be cooked just before you want to serve them..


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