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"I really love this breakfast treat! Food is so much more fun when it has a whimsical vibe to it. I tried to do this once in a very thick brioche and it didn't turn out too well. So, be wary if you cut your own slice of bread not to make it too thick!"- lolavancleese
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From: Kids in the kitchen Fold over a slice of bread. Take a bite out of the folded edge. Open the bread. There should be a round hole in the middle. Heat oil in skillet. Place bread in skillet. Break egg carefully so that it falls into the hole. Salt & pepper to taste. Fry until egg is cooked through, turning as needed. Posted to recipelu-digest by SRemers@aol.com on Feb 2, 1998
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gonjabi1 9 months agoI hate this I broke so many breads while holding
CreamyPuff 1 year agoI remember four years ago when I was 8 I made this from a strawberry shortcake recipe book and they called them 'Peek-a-boo eggs' they were absolutely great!????
kimbellow 1 year agoI discovered this dish in a movie. V for Vendetta. I didn't know for sure what it was it was only a quick shot nut Ever called it 'Eggie in a Basket' I couldnt find anything online so I assumed it was some classic British breakfast dish with a proper name and it looked delicious! I couldn't tell if there was a hole in the bread or not bit I experimented and figured it out on my own. I had no idea it was this popular. I love this recipe and just made it for my Boyfriend (who I usually make eggs over-medium with toast) and he loved it. His face lit up so sweet. Thanks for putting up this recipe for I finally can put a real name to this awesome breakfast.
jsblasvegas 2 years agoMy boys love this breakfast dish! I add a little cinnamin
Daldaman 2 years agoOne change I make is mix one egg in a shallow dish batter the bread and then cook like the recipe says and add pancake syrup. French toast with an egg in the middle.
maidinblisscleaning 2 years agoOne of my favorites! We call it a one eyed egg sandwich. My kids love it!
Tip2 2 years agoIt was quick & easy
Zeynab 2 years agoIve always been making these with bagels...never even thought about bread lol! Amazing recipe for kids now that I can cut out shapes! Thanks
Madrinans 2 years agoI use to eat this twenty some odd years ago as a child. We called it "duckie daddles." My children love it today... And so does my husband!
Jakie0333 4 years agoWe call it toad in the hole, cut te whole out w/ a cookie cutter shape, makes eating a star, heart or etc... Much fun
Lorith 4 years agoI've made this in the past for the kids. I had forgotten all about this until I just saw this recipe again. The kids really liked it. I think I originally heard about it on nickjr, or noggin. I'll have to make this for the kids for breakfast tomorrow, I bet they'll be excited!
lolavancleese 4 years agoI really love this breakfast treat! Food is so much more fun when it has a whimsical vibe to it. I tried to do this once in a very thick brioche and it didn't turn out too well. So, be wary if you cut your own slice of bread not to make it too thick!
sgrishka 4 years agoKnown by many names, this classic kid's favorite has always been a quick fix breakfast that's fun to serve, and good to eat.