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Yorkshire pudding

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

    Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel

    John Yeardley


British Dictionary definitions for yorkshire pudding

Yorkshire pudding

noun
  1. 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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