Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

Quickie breakfast for one.


  1. Butter both sides of the bread and cut a square hole in the middle of the bread.
  2. Heat a frying pan to medium heat.
  3. Put bread into the pan to melt butter.
  4. Drop a small amount of butter into hole of bread and let it melt.
  5. Then drop an egg into the middle and break the yolk.
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste and cook until the egg is done.
  7. Sprinkle with paprika/Tabasco.


Most Helpful

My kids loved these but didn't use the Tabasco Sauce. We used to call these Egg in a Hole and can be made for more than one. Doesn't take anytime at all and your toast is done at the same time.

BarbC April 28, 2002

Just an egghead.

tealeaf April 09, 2002

Good basic egg recipe. I followed the recipe as written. It was easy to make and the kids enjoyed it.

bmcnichol August 15, 2008

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