Grandmother’s Toad in a Hole

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + standing Bake: 25 min.


6 servings

Updated: Oct. 19, 2023
I have fond memories of my grandmother’s Yorkshire pudding wrapped around sausages, a puffy dish my kids called The Boat. Slather it with butter and maple syrup. —Susan Kieboam, Streetsboro, Ohio
Grandmother's Toad in a Hole Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 package (12 ounces) uncooked maple breakfast sausage links
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Optional: Butter and maple syrup


  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a small bowl, whisk eggs, milk and salt. Whisk flour into egg mixture until blended. Let stand 30 minutes. Meanwhile, cook sausage according to package directions; cut each sausage into 3 pieces.
  2. Place oil in a 12-in. nonstick ovenproof skillet. Place in oven until hot, 3-4 minutes. Stir batter and pour into prepared skillet; top with sausage. Bake until golden brown and puffed, 20-25 minutes. Remove from skillet; cut into wedges. If desired, serve with butter and syrup.

Nutrition Facts

1 wedge: 336 calories, 22g fat (6g saturated fat), 126mg cholesterol, 783mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 14g protein.