Total Time
Prep 3 mins
Cook 30 mins

kids can help but the directions with a -- adults should do


  1. Using your favorite cookie cutter, cut a shape out of the center of the bread.
  2. Break each egg into a separate bowl.
  3. Melt the butter in a frying pan. Fry the bread on one side until it is golden brown, then flip it
  4. Pour 1 egg into the center of the bread, cover the pan and cook over low heat until each egg is done.
Most Helpful

This is timeless comfort food! My folks made this when I was a kid (they called it "a toad in a hole"), and I still make it--at least once or twice a month. These days I serve it with nuts and maple syrup on top, and pair it with a green veggie salad (the sweet and the savory). It's a quick, easy meal that's always welcome! Thanks for posting this NikkyNicole!!

So Cal Gal October 17, 2008

My dad taught me how to make these as a kid, and I make them for my daughter and i still love them bunches!

msmuppet1 June 08, 2008

When I was a kid we called these 'Popeye Eggs'. I still make them every once in a while and they still taste great. Butter the middle sections from the cookie cutter and fry them on the side. You also need a little ketchup on the side. Try it -you'll like it! So will your kids.

Chef Regina V. Smith October 25, 2007