Toad In The Hole

Serves 4

8 award winning pork sausages
1 tbsp sunflower oil
100g plain flour
300ml milk
1 egg
150g mushrooms, halved
2 tbsp fresh chives
salt & pepper

Lightly grill the sausage for 5 mins. Preheat the oven to 200*C/400*F/Gas Mark 6.

Drizzle the oil over the base of a 20cm square non-stick roasting tin, and then heat in the oven.

To prepare the batter, sift the flour into a mixing bowl and make a well in the centre. Add the milk & egg and whisk throughly to form a smooth batter then leave to stand for 10 mins.

Add the sausages and mushrooms to the heated pan and return to the oven for 5 mins.

Add the chives and seasoning to the batter and stir well.

Remove the tin from the oven and pour the batter over. return to the oven fo30mins until well risen and golden brown.

Serve at once allowing two sausages per serving.