Hootsla ( Egg Bread)

READY IN: 13mins
Recipe by mollypaul

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

Top Review by kaec7628

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

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.

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