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Egg In A Hole on white round plate with fork and an egg yolk dripping.
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Egg In A Hole

The simplest breakfast that is a family pleaser! Egg In A Hole is toasted bread with a soft egg in the center, fried in some yummy butter and all made in one pan! A perfect fuss free breakfast that the kiddies love!
Course: Breakfast, Main Course
Keyword: egg in a hole
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Servings: 1
Author: Heather


  • 2 slices whole wheat bread
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon salted butter
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Cut a hole in the middle of each slice of bread using a cookie cutter, biscuit cutter, glass or jar.
  • Melt the butter in a large flat skillet over medium heat.
  • Place the bread and pieces in the pan and cook for a minute to begin toasting the bread.
  • Reduce the heat to low and crack an egg in the center of each slice of bread.
  • Cook for 2 minutes until the egg whites look about half way cooked.
  • Flip the bread and pieces and cook another 2 minutes until the eggs are done to your liking and the bread is toasted.


Make it more fun and use shaped cookie cutters! 


Calories: 382kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 402mg | Sodium: 466mg | Potassium: 280mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 892IU | Calcium: 119mg | Iron: 3mg
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