The trick to making perfect Yorkshire puddings is to get the fat really hot before you spoon in the batter. Then, once they’re in, resist the urge to open the oven door or you risk flaccid puds. Nobody loves a flaccid pud.
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First preheat your oven to 200°C/400°F/gas 6.
Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients – admittedly a bit more difficult in a jug than in a bowl but not insurmountable.
Break in the eggs, pour in half of the milk and beat to form a smooth batter. Gradually beat in the rest of the milk.
Check your muffin tins or the large tin: the fat should be smoking hot. Pour or spoon in the batter until each muffin tin is around a third full, or tip the whole lot into a large tin, then return to the oven. Close the door and do not open it for 15 minutes. Be very strict about this!
Open the oven door after 15 minutes and serve pretty darn quick!
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