Are Yorkshire puddings vegan? Sadly, most store-bought Yorkies include eggs and dairy. However, there are lots of great vegan Yorkshire pudding recipes out there!
The Yorkshire pudding is a staple of the British Sunday roast dinner. But making them without eggs and dairy is the stuff of legends – the Excalibur of food mythology if you will!
Vegans shouldn’t have to miss out on this important British institution. And until Aunt Bessie’s steps up to the plate, we’ll have to soldier on and make our own puffy, golden delights.
Some would argue that you’ll never be able to match the traditional recipe using egg and dairy alternatives to make perfectly light and crispy Yorkies. However, we searched the web to find the best recipes out there and put them all here for your convenience. Happy baking!
Creating a worthy Yorkshire pud is no easy feat. This recipe by The Vegan Punks has been improved and refined over the years, because they want to ensure that it’s just right. Follow their instructions carefully to recreate this classic food.
2. All Plants
You can rest assured that this recipe by All Plants also went through several iterations to help people achieve the perfect crispy and golden Yorkshire puddings. Their recipe makes 12 puds, which is ideal for larger family get-togethers.
The Bosh duo, Henry and Ian, are no strangers to creating plant-based versions of beloved dishes. They heard the vegan community’s cries for help and developed their own recipe for Yorkshire puddings we can drizzle in gravy and enjoy alongside our Sunday roast.
In this recipe, you can use the aquafaba egg replacer by OGGS to create the perfect pud.
Gaz Oakley of Avant Garde Vegan also took up the challenge of veganising this tricky dish! We’re pretty impressed with how they turned out.
Although you may find some unconventional ingredients in Flora’s Yorkshire pudding recipe, it’s more suitable for those who are less advanced in the kitchen!
If you’re confident in the kitchen and want to push the boat out, why not try this Yorkshire pudding stuffed with winter veggies? This recipe by Cauldron serves 6 fluffy puds.
So that’s several different ways to get scrumptious egg and dairy-free Yorkshire puds!
top tips for making vegan yorkshire puddings
- Whichever fat/oil you use, make sure it’s sizzling hot before you pour in the mixture
- Never, ever be tempted to open the over door while they’re cooking!
- Some people get a better result using different plant milks or by using different types of egg-replacer, so let us know your tried and tested methods
- As this is such a unique food to replicate, it will take practice to get right
- The oven temperature is one of the most iportant factors for getting this right – it needs to be hot
PAGE UPDATED OCTOBER 2021