Toad in the hole
250g./ ½ lb. sausages
15g. /½ oz. dripping or lard
100g/4oz plain flour
½ level teaspoon salt
250 ml/ ½ milk
Liqht the oven, Gas 7, 220'c,
Put the shelf near the top of the oven.
Put the sausages into a large shallow tin or dish. Add the fat and place in the oven.
Sieve the flour and salt into a bowl. Drop the egg into the centre of the flour. Add a litte milk and beat well until smooth.
Add the rest of the milk a little at a time and beat well.
When the fat in the tin is really hot and has a faint haze over it, pour the batter into the tin.
Bake for about 40 minutes until well risen and golden brown.
Serve with freshly cooked vegetables.