Pigs in the Hole

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Pigs in the Hole is a remix of the classic British Toad in the Hole recipe using pigs in blankets instead of plain old un-blanketed sausage.

Pigs in the Hole

Today's recipe was conjured up by Shirley after a post-Christmas freezer clear out. Pigs in blankets in toad in the hole is an inspired idea I'm sure everyone will agree. In some ways it's a crying shame that any pigs in blankets end up in the freezer at Christmas, but Shirley does have a tendency to over order when she's feeling festive (don't we all?!). It's fair to say no one has ever left her house hungry. Anyway, it's a super simple recipe, which might be your next family favourite. As always, let us know what you think in the comments below. 

Yield: Serves 4

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cook Time: 40 Minutes



  1. Place the sausages in small shallow baking dish and cook in the oven for about 20 minutes at Gas Mark 5 (190C)
  2. While the sausage are starting to cook, sieve the flour and salt into a bowl. Add the egg, half of the milk and beat to a smooth batter. Then, stir in the rest of the milk.
  3. Take the sausage from the oven and turn them over, so the brown side faces down. Pour your batter over the sausage and bake for another 30 minutes at Gas Mark 7 (210C)
  4. Cook for 15­-20 minutes, until the batter is browned and crisp.
  5. Dish up straight away.


  • Serve with mash and gravy.

Written by Matt Rhoades

Matt is our full time tea maker/web designer/delivery driver/butcher/accountant/social media man who you'll often find bickering with Dennis. Our MD with a passion for great meat and great customer service. When he's not at work he'll be creating recipes and probably barbecuing something somewhere, or making bacon jam. He loves it!!

1 comment

  • Madi B

    Oh man this is such a good idea! go Shirley!

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