Yorkshire pudding

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a pudding made of an unsweetened batter of flour, salt, eggs, and milk, baked under meat as it roasts to catch the drippings or baked separately with a small amount of meat drippings.
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Origin of Yorkshire pudding

First recorded in 1740–50
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How to use Yorkshire pudding in a sentence

  • The repast consisted of a whole lamb, well roasted, and two sorts of Yorkshire-pudding, one of which was particularly good.

  • Cut the kidney in pieces, lay them in a well-greased Yorkshire-pudding tin; and pour the batter over.

    The Skilful Cook|Mary Harrison
  • Pour a little aspic jelly into a clean Yorkshire-pudding tin, or frying-pan.

    The Skilful Cook|Mary Harrison
  • Pour into a well-greased Yorkshire-pudding tin; and bake for about thirty minutes.

    The Skilful Cook|Mary Harrison

British Dictionary definitions for Yorkshire pudding

Yorkshire pudding

mainly British a light puffy baked pudding made from a batter of flour, eggs, and milk, traditionally served with roast beef
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