So I intended to do much more for this post today but a number of factors means it isn’t quite as good I wanted. When I planned this post, I forgot my other half would be away and then yesterday I came down with a cold. This meant that I couldn’t really spend the time in the kitchen I would have liked. However, I was determined to do at least one of the elements I had planned. The most important one was the yorkshire puddings. I have never made a vegan yorkshire pudding. Heck, I never made them before I went vegan, I always bought the frozen ones as the fear of flat, soggy yorkshires was too great. But today, despite the cold I went for it. The result wasn’t bad.
Due to the constraints I was under, I had to find a recipe that had as few ingredients as possible and was straightforward. The one I went for was on the website of the supermarket Tesco oddly enough. The recipe went as follows:
Preheat oven to Gas Mark 7/220C/425F. Put 225g self raising flour, 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder, pinch salt in a bowl and then whisk in 300ml unsweetened soya milk, 100ml warm water. Whisk until very smooth with no lumps. Leave to rest at room temperature for 10mins. I didn’t have quite enough self raising flour so had to add a bit of plain and this might account for why some of the puddings didn’t rise as well.
In a 12 hole muffin tray, put 1 teaspoon oil in each hole and heat oven for 5mins. Pour batter evenly into each hole and return to oven for 25-30mins til risen and golden brown.
They weren’t too bad. A little on the stodgy rather than the fluffy side but a decent attempt nevertheless. I would definitely try to make them again and would be tempted to try a different recipe. I have frozen the leftovers so it will be interesting to see if they reheat well.