9 Popover Recipes That Are Worth the Effort. Need something hot, tasty and versatile enough to be either sweet or savory? Then you need a popover! The popover, an American take on the English classic, Yorkshire pudding, is so named because of the fluffy batter’s propensity to “pop over” the top of the muffin tin. Are you ready to harness the power of the popover? Then take a look at these delicious popover recipes!