Yorkshire pudding


: a puffy bread dish made from a batter of eggs, flour, and milk that is baked in meat drippings

Examples of Yorkshire pudding in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The last photo showed off their dessert spread — which included Yorkshire pudding, macarons, and at least three different pies. Hannah Sacks, Peoplemag, 28 Dec. 2023 One is proudly holding a tray of Yorkshire pudding he’s baked. Jennifer Senior, The Atlantic, 7 Aug. 2023 The eggy, flatbread-like Yorkshire pudding soaks up sauce and delicately breaks down in jus. Soleil Ho, SFChronicle.com, 12 Nov. 2020 Guests enjoyed a variety of finger foods, like mini bites of beef in Yorkshire pudding and little Scotch eggs. Ariana Quihuiz, Peoplemag, 7 Mar. 2023 The restaurant is also serving a pre-order-only Sunday beef roast dinner for four that includes Yorkshire pudding and whiskey mushrooms. San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Feb. 2023 The fried calamari is battered in a Yorkshire pudding (whose recipe can be traced back to Harvey’s paternal side of the family in England), but the batter doesn’t cling well to the squid, falling off in soft, soggy clumps, adding little to the appetizer. Tim Carman, Washington Post, 17 Jan. 2023 While the menu may not be that of a traditional roast— there’s no Yorkshire pudding to be found—the ethos (a leisurely feast meant for sharing) remains the same. Amiel Stanek, Bon Appétit, 26 Oct. 2022 But Britain makes up for these deficits with superior chocolate, Yorkshire pudding (not a dessert), and—perhaps most appreciated of all—free public health care. Yasmeen Serhan, The Atlantic, 4 July 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1747, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Yorkshire pudding was in 1747

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“Yorkshire pudding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yorkshire%20pudding. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

Yorkshire pudding

York·​shire pudding
: batter made from eggs, flour, and milk and baked in meat drippings
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