Recipe for Toad in the hole

Tasty Thursday # 5 – Recipe for Toad in the hole

Toad in the hole
Ingredients
250g
sausages or quorn sausages
100g plain
flour
250ml milk
1 egg
25ml
vegetable oil
Pinch of
salt
Gravy
4 tbsp oil
1 onion
peeled and finely chopped
4 tbsp
flour
450ml water
1 stock
cube, dissolved in the water
1 tsp yeast
extract
Equipment
Ovenproof
dish, mixing bowl, sieve, fork, measuring jug, hand whisk, saucepan, wooden spoon,
chopping board, knife, jug
Method
  1. Preheat oven to 220oc or gas
    mark 7
  2. Arrange sausages spaced apart
    in ovenproof dish. Add oil and put in oven
  3. Sieve flour into mixing bowl
    and add pinch of salt
  4. Make a well in the centre of
    the flour
  5. Put milk in measuring jug,
    crack egg into jug and beat with fork
  6. Add milk and egg mixture into
    the centre of flour a little at a time and beat with whisk until smooth
  7. Remove sausages from oven (they
    should be sizzling)
  8. Quickly pour batter over top
  9. Return to oven immediately and
    bake for 40 mins.
  10. It should be golden brown and well risen when cooked.
To make the gravy
  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan, add
    the onion and cook over a low heat for 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in the flour and cook for
    a further 5-10 minutes until browned
  3. Add the stock, bring to the
    boil and then simmer for 10 minutes

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