Easy Toad in the Hole Recipe

Toad in the Hole
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook time: 45 Minutes
  • Total time: 55 Minutes
  • Serves: 4


  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 500 g (1.1 lb) thick beef sausages
  • ¾ cup plain flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 & ¼ cups milk


  1. Preheat an oven to 200°C  (400°F).
  2. Pour the oil into a casserole dish and add the sausages.
  3. Bake the sausages for roughly 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Turn after 5 minutes.
  4. While the sausages are cooking, sift the flour and salt into a bowl. Make a well in the middle, add the milk and eggs. Whisk until the batter is smooth.
  5. Remove the casserole dish from the oven and pour the batter over the sausages.
  6. Bake for 30-45 minutes or until the batter is puffed up and golden brown.
  7. Serve & Enjoy.

Recipe Tips

  • You can pan fry the sausages instead, but this will, of course, make more washing up.
  • If you’re using frozen sausages, then it’s best to defrost them before starting this recipe. Cooking from frozen may not deliver the best result.
  • Thick sausages work the best, but you can use slimmer ones instead. Just be careful that you don't overcook thin sausages. I recommend that you reduce the initial baking time of the thin sausages to only five minutes.
  • If you want to be super lazy, then you can always use a Yorkshire pudding packet mix instead.

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