English Monkey (Breakfast Snack)

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by GeeWhiz

An easy, interesting, and inexpensive alternative to the normal eggs & toast breakfast. Makes a great snack too (my boys love it after school!). I first saw this in one of my favorite cook books - Stories & Recipes of the Great Depression by Rita Van Amber.

Top Review by alleycatb

This was bland, unappealing, and a brownish mush. I'm sorry, I added worchestershire and salt and pepper and chyenne pepper and it was still bland

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak the bread crumbs in the milk for at least 5 minutes.
  2. Melt the butter over low heat and add the cheese (if you like cheese - you can increase up to 1 Cup); stir constantly until the cheese is melted.
  3. Add the crumbs with milk and the beaten egg to the melted butter, along with *seasonings of your choice, stir and cook 3 minutes longer.
  4. Serve over toasted bread or english muffins - even crackers.
  5. *You may like to season this with salt & pepper, cayenne, or Worcestershire sauce. Using different flavors of bread crumbs is fun too!

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