The internet is full of fabulous facts about everything from current events to the history basket weaving and Yorkshire Pudding fun facts. As we research for our daily content on food trucks, food carts and street food, we stumble upon some items of knowledge that we just did not know.

We have decided when these fun facts pop up, that we would share them with our readers in our section titled “Did You Know?”

For today’s Did You Know we will look at Yorkshire Pudding fun facts.

Yorkshire Pudding Fun Facts. Yorkshire pudding is an English food made from batter consisting of eggs, flour, and milk or water. It is often served with beef and gravy and is part of the traditional British Sunday roast.

  • When wheat flour began to come into common use for making cakes and puddings, cooks in the north of England devised a means of making use of the fat that dropped into the dripping pan to cook a batter pudding while the meat roasted.
  • The traditional way to eat Yorkshire Pudding was as a separate course before the meal. Lore says that this was a trick to fill-up the family less meat could be served.
  • The first Yorkshire Pudding recipe dates back to 1866 and was created by a woman called Mrs Beeton.
  • The fat must be extremely hot when the batter goes in. Getting a good sizzle as the batter hits the dripping is the secret to a great Yorkshire Pudding.

Key Dates

  • February 3rd is British Yorkshire Pudding Day.
  • October 13th is National Yorkshire Pudding Day.

Fun Facts We Missed

Let us know if we may have missed any Yorkshire Pudding fun facts in the comment section or our food truck forum. If we can verify the facts we will give the reader credit in the article.

Reference: Wikipedia: Fun Facts about Yorkshire Pudding.

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