Toad in the Hole

100g plain flour
1 egg , lightly beaten
300ml milk
1 medium onion , sliced
1 apple , sliced (no need to peel)
6 sausages

Tip the flour and a pinch of salt into a large bowl. Make a well in the centre and pour the beaten egg into it, with a splash of milk. Draw in the flour with a whisk, gradually adding the remaining milk.

Heat oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7 and grease a 15cm x 25cm ovenproof baking dish with oil. Arrange the onion, apple and sausages in the baking dish and season to taste. Cook for about 10 mins, until the onion and apple soften. Pour over the batter and cook for a further 30-40 mins. The batter should be well risen and golden. Serve with gravy and mashed potato.



Bron: Sarie Kos

2 eiers
125 g meel
300 ml melk
15 ml korrelmosterd
8 varkworsies
8 snye pancetta of repies spek
45 ml sonneblomolie
sowat 6 takkies vars roosmaryn
sout en varsgemaalde swartpeper

Klits die eiers, meel en mosterd goed in ’n mengbak om klonte te voorkom. Geur met sout en swartpeper. Laat rus vir 15 minute.
Haal intussen die velle van die worsies af en draai elke worsie toe met pancetta of repies spek. Gooi diesonneblomolie in ’n oondbak van sowat 28 x 21 cm. Dit kan ook ’n kleiner bak wees. Rangskik die worsies in die bak en gooi die melk-beslag oor.
Bak in ’n baie warm oond (220 °C) vir sowat 25-30 minute.

Toad in the hole



For the batter
100 g plain flour
1 egg
150 ml milk
150 ml water

For the sausages
8 Eskort Gold Medal Pork Sausages
8 rashers Eskort Rindless Streaky Bacon
1 onion, thinly sliced
15 ml vegetable oil

For the gravy
30 ml olive oil
1 onion, thinly sliced
10 ml flour
10 ml English mustard
10 ml Worcestershire sauce
500 ml chicken stock
ground Black pepper
parsley, to garnish

Preheat to 200°C and grease a casserole dish with spray n cook.
Sift the flour into a mixing bowl, make a well in the centre and crack in the egg.
Beat lightly together, then gradually pour in half the milk and water, beating all the time to form a smooth batter.
Continue for 2 minutes, then stir in the remaining liquid and set aside.
Wrap a bacon rasher around each sausage then put them, spaced evenly apart into the casserole dish.
Scatter over the onion and drizzle with olive oil.
Place in oven and bake for 20 – 25 minutes until the bacon and sausages are starting to brown.
Remove from the oven and quickly pour the batter over the sausages.
Return to the oven for a further 25 – 30 minutes and bake until the batter is crisp and well risen.
Meanwhile, make the gravy by heating the olive oil in a large pan.
Add the onion and fry gently for 5 minutes until softened and lightly coloured.
Stir in the flour and cook for 1 minute.
Add the English mustard, Worcestershire sauce and chicken stock and bring to the boil, stirring. Simmer for 15 minutes, then taste and add salt and pepper if necessary.
Serve toad-in-the-hole with braised broccoli and generous amounts of gravy, garnished with chopped parsley.