I've made these babies twice before already now but they didn't look as impressive and pretty as this time when I finally made them to almost perfection as I can possibly get them to be.

The two recipes that I got the basic recipe from is here and here. The two of them are basically the same but I just thought that the pictures looked pretty darn fantastic. I couldn't exactly get my popovers to rise and create that hollow bit in the middle like they did but they still tasted great with honey drizzled on top when still fresh and piping hot from the oven.

Basic Popovers

1 tbsp melted butter plus more for buttering the muffin/popover tins
2 eggs

1 cup milk

1/2 tsp salt
1 cup flour

1. Preheat oven to about 230-250 degrees. Liberally butter 10 insides of the muffin or popover tins if you have them and place inside the oven in the middle rack to warm them up.

2. Melt the butter and let cool a bit. Warm up the milk and let cool as well.
3. Mix butter, milk and eggs in a bowl till well whisked.
4. Add the flour and salt and mix well till you get a rather smooth batter.
5. Take out the muffin tray and spoon the batter into the buttered tins up until 3/4 way through.
6. Place the tray back inside the oven and bake for about 20 minutes. Resist the urge to open the oven door to get the most rise from the popovers.

7. Lower the temperature to about 180 degrees and continue baking for about 15 minutes more or until you can't stand the temptation any longer.
8. Eat them piping hot out of the oven with honey or fresh fruit jam!

I halved the original recipe and made five brown babies. I think making them fresh and eating them on that day itself would give the best results instead of heating them up for later. But then again who can resist these, when they look this great, taste fantastic and takes as little as ten minute to get the batter made! They came out so invitingly hot and smelled intensely good and tasted even better! I can imagine how good these would have tasted with roast beef and gravy and mash, just like a traditional English pub supper. Yum!

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