Toad in the Hole

Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Times Calendar Cookbook

By Katie Stewart

Published 1977

  • About

A filling and easy-to-make lunch dish that’s popular with children. Make it for them during the school holidays: it’s the kind of recipe that satisfies hungry young appetites.


  • 450 g/1 lb beef or pork sausages
  • 15 g/½


Place the sausages in a medium-sized roasting tin and add the fat. Set aside while preparing the batter.

Sieve the flour and salt into a mixing basin and hollow out the centre. Crack the egg into the flour and add about one-third of the milk. Using a wooden spoon, stir gently starting in the centre and gradually draw in the flour from around the sides of the bowl. Add the remaining milk