Recipe by Sharon123
History has not recorded the name of the genius who first cut a hole in a piece of bread and fried an egg in it, but many parents have used this to make a breakfast their kids will eat! This is adapted from Country Living magazine.
- 4 slices brioche bread (or other bread, 1/2-inch thick )
- 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
- 1⁄4 teaspoon sea salt
- 1⁄8 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
- 4 jumbo eggs
Directions See How It's Made
- Set the broiler to low. Punch out a 2 1/2-inch hole from the center of each bread slice(a biscuit cutter works well). Stir the melted butter, salt, and pepper together and brush the mixture on both sides of the bread slices and cutouts, including the inside of the hole.
- Toast the slices and cutouts in a large nonstick skillet over medium-low heat until golden, 1 1/2 to 2 minutes. Flip the bread and crack an egg into each hole.
- Cover and cook until egg sets, 1 1/2 to 2 minutes. Place the skillet under broiler just until the white is fully cooked. Serve immediately. Enjoy!
- If desired, just put the egg in the hole when you first put the bread in the pan(and don't cover), flip it and cook the other side of the egg instead of putting it under the broiler.