Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 8 mins

A frugal Pennsylvania Dutch recipe. From the US Regional Cookbook, Chicago Culinary Arts Institute, 1947.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 10 slices of day-old bread
  • 3 eggs, beaten until light
  • 12 cup milk
  • 13 cup butter (bacon grease is tasty) or 13 cup other fat (bacon grease is tasty)
  • salt and pepper


  1. Heat the butter or fat in a skillet.
  2. Cut the bread into cubes and brown in melted butter or fat.
  3. Beat eggs and milk together; add salt and pepper.
  4. Pour over bread and fry until brown.
  5. Serve while hot.


Most Helpful

Sprinkled some parmesan cheese on both sides and browned. WOW, we love it! Thank you!

kaec January 16, 2007

I am giving this five stars because my husband really liked this. It is like something his Mom made for him when he was a boy. It is very quick and easy to prepare. I used bacon grease to cook it in and only 5 slices of bread. Thanks Molly53. Bullwinkle

bullwinkle May 27, 2005

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