Eggs in a Basket

Eggs in a Basket

Our eggs in a basket recipe is easy enough for kids to make; simply cut out the center of a piece of toast, break an egg in the hole, cook and serve!
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  • Serves: 2 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Use a cookie cutter to cut out your favorite shape in the center of each piece of bread.
  3. Step 3

    Butter 1 side of each piece of bread, including the cutout pieces, with the remaining butter.
  4. Step 4

    Heat a large frying pan over medium-high heat and melt 1 teaspoon of butter in the pan.
  5. Step 5

    Place the bread on the griddle with the butter-side down.
  6. Step 6

    Break 1 egg into a small dish and gently slide it into the hole in the bread.
  7. Step 7

    If the pan is big enough to cook both at the same time, repeat the process with the remaining egg and bread slice.
  8. Step 8

    Cook until the egg is golden on the bottom, 1 to 2 minutes.
  9. Step 9

    Gently flip to cook on the other side, about 1 minute. Place on serving plate and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  10. Step 10

    Toast the cutout pieces on both sides, approximately 1 minute per side.
  11. Step 11

    Serve the toast immediately and decorate with the cutout pieces.