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Toad in the Hole

Toad in the hold or Sausage Toad is a traditional English dish consisting of sausage in Yorkshire pudding batter.


  • 4 British Sausage Co. Premium Pork or Cumberland Sausages
  • 300ml pancake batter (see separate recipe)
  • 4 rashers British Smoked Streaky Bacon (optional)
  • Mustard
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Pancake Batter

  • 120g plain flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 egg
  • 300ml milk


  1. Make batter and leave to stand.
  2. Wrap each sausage in a bacon rasher and spread with a little mustard.
  3. Heat the oil in a roasting pan, add the sausages and cook in a hot oven for 7 – 10 minutes.
  4. Remove from the oven and place sausages in individual dishes. Pour in the batter, return to a very hot oven for 30 minutes.
  5. Once they have risen, remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly before removing from their dish.
  6. Serve with gravy and greens.

Pancake Batter

  1. Sift flour and salt together in a bowl, add egg, beat mixture well.
  2. Gradually beat in milk to make a stiff, smooth batter with no lumps. Allow to sit for a few minutes then gradually whisk in the remaining milk.

Stand in a cool place until ready to use, give a final whisk before use.

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