These slimming-friendly Mini Yorkshire Puddings are the best for a roast dinner – perfect if you’re calorie counting or following a diet plan like Weight Watchers.
For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍
Yorkshire Puddings are a thing of beauty, and these Mini Yorkshire Puddings are small but perfectly formed.
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How many Calories are in these Mini Yorkshire Puddings?
There are 18 calories in each of our slimming friendly Mini Yorkshire Puddings. This means they fall into our Everyday Light recipe category.
This recipe is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.
As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.
What diets is this Mini Yorkshire Puddings recipe suitable for?
This recipe is suitable if you’re gluten free as long as you swap out the following ingredients for gluten free versions;
- Plain flour
You could also enjoy this Mini Yorkshire Puddings recipe if you’re dairy free by replacing the milk with a dairy free alternative.
Please make sure to double, and triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.
How Weight Watchers friendly are these Mini Yorkshire Puddings?
Our Mini Yorkshire Pudding recipe makes the perfect, low Point accompaniment to a roast dinner! You could even treat yourself to a mid-week roast.
At just 1 Point per portion, you’ll never want to buy the shop bought version again!
How to make this Mini Yorkshire Puddings recipe
If you think that Yorkshire Puddings are complicated to make, then you’ve gotta try out this recipe! Here’s a summary;
- Whisk all the ingredients up in a large bowl until frothy
- Spray a mini muffin tin with Low calorie cooking spray and place into a preheated oven until it starts to foam
- Divide the batter between the sprayed muffin moulds and place in the oven
- Cook until puffed up and golden
- Serve with your choice of accompaniment from the list below
What should you should serve with Mini Yorkshire Puddings?
Any of the classic roast dinner accompaniments will go with these delicious puddings. Why not try some of the following;
Whatever accompaniment you choose, don’t forget to account for the extra calories and/or other nutritional values.
Do you need any special ingredients to make Mini Yorkshire Puddings?
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These Mini Yorkshire Puddings are the perfect accompaniment to any roast dinner, or even any meal, and are pretty foolproof.
Get burning some calories by giving the mixture a good whisk, and then pour it into a mini muffin tin – and that’s all there is to it!
You’ll need a mini muffin tin to cook these in. You can pick one up from Amazon!
Can you cook Mini Yorkshire Puddings another way?
You need to use the method below to cook these Mini Yorkshire Puddings.
How do you know when these Mini Yorkshire Puddings are cooked?
You should cook this recipe until the puddings are golden brown and really puffed up and risen.
This should take approx 10 minutes in the oven.
Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.
How long can you keep Mini Yorkshire Puddings in the fridge?
Once you’ve served it, ideally you should eat this dish within 4 hours.
If you allow any left overs to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftovers of Yorkshire Puddings in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.
Can I freeze Mini Yorkshire Puddings?
Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;
- Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
- Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.
Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer!
How do I reheat Mini Yorkshire Puddings?
From chilled: Reheat in a hot oven for 5 minutes until crispy. Careful not to let them burn.
From frozen: Cook from frozen. Reheat in a hot oven for 7-8 minutes until crispy. Careful not to let them burn.
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Our 6 month planner features 26 recipes – which are not available anywhere else. We have all the details on our Planner page.
We’ve been squirrelling away doing squirelly things behind the scenes and can finally announce that our very first cookbook is available NOW!!
The book features 100 recipes – around 80 of them BRAND NEW and not available anywhere else. Full colour photographs, hardback, a quality book that will stand up to frequent use!
Each recipe has been taste tested by twenty members of the Pinch of Nom community to ensure that they are amazing. Check out our cookbook page for more information!