- 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.
Origin of Yorkshire pudding
First recorded in 1740–50
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The repast consisted of a whole lamb, well roasted, and two sorts of Yorkshire-pudding, one of which was particularly good.
- 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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