I have been using a recipe I have tweaked, to make dairy (cows milk) free Yorkshire puddings, for a while. Because LSH can tolerate a small amount of gluten, he eats them, but my mother in law prefers to eat gluten free when at all possible, and I was making a roast lunch today, and in our house, you cannot have roast lunch without Yorkshire puddings, so I decided to try them with gluten free flour….
I can hand on heart say, that if you eat these, you would not know they are gluten free. They came out crispy and golden and soaked up gravy beautifully. I am delighted they worked out. These really are amazing, gluten free, and glorious!
I used this Dove’s Farm gluten free flour. They have their own recipe, but I used my own, and it worked well. It contains Rice, Potato, Tapioca, Maize & Buckwheat. It does require a little more liquid than normal flour, I think because of the “absorbent” capacity of the first three ingredients but It just tweaked my normal recipe and worked it out.
A muffin tin tray. This recipe makes approximately 12 Yorkshire puddings.
· Vegetable oil
· 300 ml milk (approximately, you may have to tweak this, as I said above)
· 115 g plain flour
· 1 pinch salt and pepper and 3/4 tsp of baking powder (gluten free stuff is available in most supermarkets)
· 3 free-range eggs
Put the flour, baking powder, salt and pepper into a jug, then add the milk, and whisk thoroughly. The add the eggs, and whisk again, to make sure there no lumps. I then put the batter mix in the fridge for at least half an hour. I find the best way to make crispy, well risen puddings is to make sure the batter is cold, and the oil is super hot. I put about a tablespoon of oil in each muffin slot, and put the tray in the oven, to heat the oil for 10 minutes, at 220. When the oil is heated, carefully pour the batter into each slot, and put them back in the oven at 200 for 20-25 minutes depending on your oven and if it is a fan system or not. They should be risen, golden and crispy, and slightly doughy inside. Don’t open the oven to check on them, if you can avoid it, you don’t want to deflate them.
Enjoy, with lots of good gravy and the rest of your roast. Gluten free, cows milk free Yorkshire puddings are possible, we use this recipe regularly. You can also find our recipe for Toad in the Hole, to try too…
*You can use soya milk or normal cows milk, if dairy is not a problem for your family*