Toad in The Hole Recipe With Wild Boar Sausages

Wild boar sausage toad in the hole

  • serves 4
  • Easy

This is a simple twist on a classic – swapping out everyday pork bangers for something a little more adventurous



  • sunflower oil 100ml, plus a little extra for frying
  • plain flour 150g
  • whole milk 250ml
  • eggs 4 large
  • creamed horseradish 1 tbsp
  • thyme leaves 1 tbsp
  • wild boar or venison sausages 8
  • redcurrant jam or mustard to serve


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Put the sunflower oil into a large baking dish (about 32cm x 25cm) and put in the oven to get hot. Whisk together the flour, milk, eggs, horseradish and thyme with lots of seasoning to a smooth batter and leave to stand for 5 minutes. Heat a little oil in a frying pan and fry the sausages until brown all over.

  • Step 2

    Remove the hot baking dish from the oven and carefully pour in the batter. Nestle in the sausages and put back in the oven for 20-25 minutes or until risen and golden.

  • Step 3

    Serve the toad in the hole with some buttered greens and redcurrant jam or mustard.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 867
  • Fat 59.7g
  • Saturates 17.7g
  • Carbs 45g
  • Sugars 4.6g
  • Fibre 8.1g
  • Protein 33.4g
  • Salt 2.8g