James Martin’s Iconic Yorkshire Pudding Recipe Will Up Your Sunday Roast Game

James Martin’s Iconic Yorkshire Pudding Recipe Will Up Your Sunday Roast Game

EEEEeee, we bloomin’ love a Sunday Roast here at The Yorkshireman. And, if you’re going to do it, do it right. It doesn’t get much more right than James Martin’s Yorkshire Pudding recipe. The star of Saturday morning cooking shows, Michelin-starred chef and proud Yorkshireman has the ultimate puds for your roast with all the fluffy, no nonsense goodness you’d expect from a proud Yorkshireman.

Yorkshire puddings are one of those foods that elevate most meals including dessert – if you’re one of those with a sweet tooth. But there are so many ways it can go wrong when making your own. From flat lifeless puds to over baked dry and crunchy ones. Although, if you ask us, stick enough gravy on any of them and they’ll taste good in our eyes.

It’s one of Yorkshire’s favoured traditional foods – and their ain’t many folk we know out there that would say they aren’t a fan. Put it with some delicious carrots, spuds, cauliflower cheese, roast potatoes and lashing of gravy and you’re on to a winner.

James Martin took to his website to share his go to recipe for those golden clouds of heaven, the Yorkshire pudding that he claims is foolproof.

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He wrote: “Good quality ingredients are essential, try and buy the best flour that you can. When you cook the Yorkshires ensure they are the only thing in the oven as the temperature needs to be hot to cook them properly!”

According to James, for the perfect Yorkshire puds to serve 12 people (or six who are very hungry!), you’ll need:

Check out the recipe for James Martin’s Yorkshire Puddings below:


200g /8oz flour
8 eggs
1 pint milk, full fat
8 tsp dripping, duck fat or goose fat


  • Preheat the oven to 220°C, then whisk “all the ingredients for the Yorkshire puddings together in a bowl.”
  • Cover the mixture up, and allow it to rest in the fridge overnight.
  • Put the dripping into pudding moulds and put in the oven until smoking hot.
  • Ladle the mix into the trays or pour from a jug and cook for 30 minutes.
  • After 30 minutes open the oven door for a couple of seconds to allow the steam in the oven to escape.
  • Reduce the oven temperature to 200ºC and continue cooking for 5–10 minutes more until the Yorkshire puddings are crisp and golden.

There you have it. James Martins Yorkshire pudding recipe that will raise your Sunday Roast to another level. Why not give it a try this weekend and let us know how you get on! You can visit James Martins website for more amazing recipes and his Yorkshire pudding recipe here.

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