Sage & thyme Yorkshire puddings

Give your Yorkshires a little twist with the addition of some flavoursome herbs.

  • Christmas


250g plain flour
Pinch of salt
½ tsp fresh thyme, leaves only
½ tsp crushed deep-fried sage leaves (about 4 large)
300ml whole milk
4 medium essential Waitrose Free Range Eggs
6 tbsp goose fat or vegetable oil


1. Preheat the oven to 200ºC, gas mark 6. Place the flour, salt and herbs in a bowl and make a well in the centre. Gradually whisk in the milk and eggs to form a smooth batter. 

2. Spoon the goose fat or oil into a 12-hole Yorkshire tray (or muffin tin), or a roasting tin if you want to make one large pudding. Heat the fat in the oven for 15-20 minutes until really hot then pour in the batter (fill the holes a third to half full or tip it all in if using a roasting tin) and return to the oven.

3. Cook for 15 minutes, until the puddings have risen and turned golden. Serve swiftly.


Sage & thyme Yorkshire puddings
  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15-20 minutes
  • Total time: 25-30 minutes

Makes: 12

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 882.824kJ
Fat 13.4g
Saturated Fat 4.5g
Carbohydrate 17.3g
Sugars 1.4g
Salt 0.2g

per pudding (using goose fat)

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This recipe was first published in Wed Oct 02 15:32:00 BST 2013.