Full English Breakfast
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Full English Breakfast

This recipe for Other was submitted by haley on 1/8/2005. Click here to view the recipe.

Recipe number 1404.

Average Rating = 5 (out of 5)

By russ

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

Near perfect, but to fry the eggs use lots of oil in the pan so you con flick it or spoon it on top of the egg to stop the white from becoming snotty, foreign hash browns have become incorporated over the years.

Comment submitted: 8/14/2020 (#20998)

By Canadian

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

Hp sauce finishes off this English Breakfast. Oh my mouth is watering just thinking about it. :) Canada

Comment submitted: 2/6/2018 (#20519)

By Anthony E.

Everything should be fried. Bacon should be back bacon. HP sauce is essential.

Comment submitted: 5/20/2017 (#20301)

By k.p.

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

Each year, I spend three months in UK and have this breakfast almost every day. Unbeatable!!

Comment submitted: 3/15/2015 (#19324)

By Reu Dhine

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

This is wonderful for kiddos party! I love to include this in menu on my food catering service company (Food Catering San Antonio). People in San Antonio will love it!

Comment submitted: 9/2/2013 (#16361)

By Nick

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

Amazing Stuff. Brown sauce can be the only sauce, after all this recipe is traditionally English.

Comment submitted: 3/6/2013 (#15313)

By lacyanne

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

Great way to start a very long day!

Comment submitted: 7/5/2012 (#14118)

By G. Chef

Hash browns and baked beans are for an Americanized version. Where are the kidneys?

Comment submitted: 6/26/2012 (#14081)

By Muddancer

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

Use the grill juices to fry the bread. It has all the flavor.

Comment submitted: 6/11/2012 (#14047)

By Jack

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

I really miss full English breakfast. Enjoyed it every day each time I was fortunate enough to visit Great Britain. The best was at a bread and breakfast I stayed at near Birmingham. This recipe sounds delicious!

Comment submitted: 6/5/2012 (#14038)

By Warfield

Ouch. That's way too much food for me for breakfast. I prefer something lighter like oats or toast. Maybe in my younger days, I could get away with it. Looks tasty though.

Comment submitted: 5/29/2012 (#13971)

By Jen Iver

I'm cooking this for my mum for Mothers Day as a surprise!

Comment submitted: 3/12/2012 (#13666)

By Emma

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

OMD (oh my days) this is the best breakfast you can ever have. Just reading the recipe makes my mouth water and it's even better when it gets on to your taste buds. It just explodes and when you're finished, you'll keep on asking for more. God bless English breakfast :')

Comment submitted: 10/10/2011 (#13004)

By cetta

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

Yes! I like it! I cook it for my boys.

Comment submitted: 4/30/2011 (#12630)

By King G.G.

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

Full English can be so many things to so many people but either way it is a great start to the day. Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper!

Comment submitted: 4/27/2011 (#12577)

By fozzy

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

This is the English mans best friend.

Comment submitted: 4/8/2011 (#12405)

By sean

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

I agree... this is the only way to start the day. Fried bread is a necessity.

Comment submitted: 4/1/2011 (#12378)

Official Member: Team BreakfastBy david painter (Team Breakfast Member)

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

I suggest you pan fry bacon. Black pudding cut to 1.5cm is a little small, use sea salt and black pepper. H.P. sauce is not the only one - try others.

Comment submitted: 2/22/2011 (#12187)

By wicket

Black pudding is the greatest. Skip the foreign hash browns. Add fried bread.

Comment submitted: 12/2/2010 (#11652)

By Dutch girlie

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

What's with the 'hash browns'? Isn't that something very American?

Comment submitted: 9/26/2010 (#11291)

By Gerry

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

Give me two fried eggs, two sausages, two rashers, hash browns, fried bread and a scoop of beans. I'll skip the puddings. Serve it to me now please.

Comment submitted: 8/6/2010 (#11018)

By Moly

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

If I was ever on death row, this would be my last meal served with Daddy's brown sauce and Warburtons danish bread.

Comment submitted: 7/2/2010 (#10814)

By Ben

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

No better breakfast in the world. A decent fry up should also include tea.

Comment submitted: 6/23/2010 (#10749)

By Triumph74

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

It was so nice. That was the first time I tried an English Breakfast... and it will not be the last!!

Comment submitted: 6/9/2010 (#10649)

By Mycroft

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

I like your Breakfast ideas very much <3

Comment submitted: 5/31/2010 (#10587)

By Bristol

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

Ahhhhh, The good old English heart stopper!! Naughty but nice!!

Comment submitted: 5/14/2010 (#10495)

By Dani P

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

Black pudding is ewwww. tomoatoes ruin it.... good recipe... BUT I thought another name for a full english was a fry up... and the only things you fried are the bread and the shrooms and eggs... surely the bacon / sausages should be fried too??

As for sauce... has to be HP...fallen in love with the BBQ flavoured one yum...

For tea is has to be PGtips... don't care what anyone says... they been voted the nations favourite so you can't argue with that!

Anyway, I living in Germany as an Au PAir and going to have an English means day... this is deff for breakfast :D

Comment submitted: 4/14/2010 (#10299)

By almxx

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

Just hearing about this recipe will make you hungry anytime.

Comment submitted: 3/17/2010 (#10078)

By London

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

Thanks. I'm English and had to make breakfast for my dad. He's a typical beer bellied Englishman lol :) x

Comment submitted: 3/13/2010 (#10053)

By Preece

Not too bad. But I'm from England and I cook a monster of a breakfast!

3 sausage(cooking in fat fryer taste best, But sooo un-healthy)
3 - 4 bacon
2 hash browns
lots of sliced mushrooms(try frying them with some butter an pepper)
1 tin of Heinz beans
Some sliced fried black pudding
Fryed bread
2 egg
Also have some sliced potato sliced thin, kind of like chips, lots of them fried up. They taste amazing dipped in beans.

NO TOMATO!!!!!!!
Why god invented tomato's I don't know.

Comment submitted: 1/4/2010 (#9391)

By Big Chris

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

Quite good, hate the black pudding though!

Comment submitted: 1/4/2010 (#9388)

By HungryDisneyFan

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

Thanks for this - I made my mum and little sister 'English-Breakfast-In-Bed'. Nice surprise to start the day, really.

Comment submitted: 12/18/2009 (#9249)

By AscotUnited

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

Mouth watering, taste bud enticing, belly pleasing perfection!

Comment submitted: 9/30/2009 (#8778)

By Hexie

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

Every thing but the Black Pudding never liked that as a child and still don't.

Comment submitted: 9/28/2009 (#8770)

Official Member: Team BreakfastBy Tisay101 (Team Breakfast Member)

I left England at the age of 9 and I miss our proper English breakfast now that I have my own family and kids they need to learn our way of cooking and our way of food... thanks to these website cause without them I will be lost my Mum never wrote anything down... thanks again! Please post some more..

Comment submitted: 7/27/2009 (#8467)

By Matey

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

It's missing fried bread and toast but still a good recipe.

Comment submitted: 7/12/2009 (#8385)

By Da Pom

What are Cumberland sausages???

Comment submitted: 6/29/2009 (#8345)

By e-tup

Is another name for this dish "Coronary on a Plate"?

Comment submitted: 3/25/2009 (#7835)

By breakfastfan

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

After having read all these comments, I have now planned my New Years day wake up call for me and my lovely man - 3 sausages each, 3 bacon, beans, thick white toast, runny eggs and as much tea as our hangovers can cope with (don't think our tesco metro do black pudding!)- can't wait! Although I am English, this is a once a year treat for me - wouldn't be able to move otherwise!

Comment submitted: 12/31/2008 (#7229)

By coffeecakes

I love English breakfast. Thanks!

Comment submitted: 12/5/2008 (#7037)

By tool

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

I love you, Mr Breakast. And I love a good fry-up.

Comment submitted: 9/25/2008 (#6501)

By Fryer Fry

A fry up is the best way to start the day mine is made from a simple but gorgeous ingredients: sausaage egg bacon beans fried bread and a cup of coffe lol

Comment submitted: 8/27/2008 (#6333)

By Wife of a Brit

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

My husband is from Britain and we have this quite often. Fantastic breatfast!!! I too thought the beans with breakfast thing was strange, but now I am sooooo addicted to Heinz Beans!!!! I love them on toast and over a jacketed potato (the British term for baked potato)and cheddar cheese. And thats the thing, it HAS to be HEINZ baked beans!!! And you CAN NOT find them in the states unless you find them in certain stores that carry imported goods such as World Market or Giant Eagle grocery stores. You may pay $1.80 or more for a can of beans, but its so worth it!! I live one hour from Pittsburgh, the home base of the Heinz company. You would think they would market this product over here! Maybe this isnt the same Heinz company..... Does anyone know? Heinz Beans!!! YUM!!!!!!!

Comment submitted: 7/2/2008 (#5651)

Official Member: Team BreakfastBy dante (Team Breakfast Member)

Come on... the only tea to have with a Full English is Tetley. Been living in Australia too long. Go to have fried bread.

Comment submitted: 6/27/2008 (#5621)

By MyWay

Since when have hash browns been a part of an English Breakfast? Here are my essentials.

3 quality sausages
3 rashers smoked bacon
2 eggs, sunny side up
fried mushrooms
tinned tomatoes
baked beans
cheap white fried bread
HP or Chop sauce (nothing else will do)
Brick red tea from chipped mug (Yorkshire Tea)
Extra white bread for 'mopping up'
1 dressing gown
1 pair slippers
1 copy of red-top newspaper

Kaboom. Saturday morning 9well, lunchtime) all sorted out.

Comment submitted: 6/4/2008 (#5457)

By Willy Boner

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

It was nice but I did not know when to put the sausages in.

Comment submitted: 5/5/2008 (#5196)

By ry

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

Bread should be fried, and the tomato can be swapped for fried tinned tomato.

Twinnings English Breakfast Tea is acceptable, as is Yorkshire. PG Tips/Typhoo/Tesco Value Teabags are UNACCEPTABLE.

Comment submitted: 5/1/2008 (#5159)

By Lloydy Boy

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

Full English!!! Outstanding!!!

Comment submitted: 3/24/2008 (#4882)

By Breakfast Is Good

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

You've saved my home work.

Comment submitted: 1/7/2008 (#4329)

By Tracey Ward

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

I'm a Yorkshire lass and nowt beats a good fry up on Saturday mornings... and for Christmas morning breakfast I make my fella bacon, sausage, eggs, mushrooms,tomatoes, beans, hash browns, black and white pudding, fried bread, bread and butter and a big pot of tea!!! MMMMmmmmm.

Comment submitted: 11/28/2007 (#4078)

By Graham

Where do you think the standard American ham and eggs came from - think about it - The beans are not the same as any baked beans in America, I know I live in the USA and have to buy them at world market. It is a wonderful breakfast but not healthy. I am also broadminded enough to enjoy other nations breakfasts on their own merit without judging before trying.

Comment submitted: 10/17/2007 (#3784)

By John P

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

This truly is the king of breakfasts but it's not complete without a slice of fried bread to go with it.

Comment submitted: 10/13/2007 (#3751)

By Danny N Dallas

Baked Beans with eggs?????

Comment submitted: 8/19/2007 (#3413)

By Beth

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

Total heaven!

Comment submitted: 8/12/2007 (#3363)

By Happy Girlfriend

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

I had one of those days where I couldn't be bothered to cook anything so my boyfriend made me this breakfast and I fell in love with it. Now, he does all the cooking!

Comment submitted: 7/15/2007 (#3210)

By Jason D

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

I Love Full English but now live in "Everything healthy but for the candy bars" America...and have yet to find anywhere in new england that makes them (and I have looked believe me). I love the 'All fried together' type by Jamie Oliver but hate the black pudding (too salty for me), if anyone knows anywhere in N.E that makes a wicked fry up then i'd be grateful to know where, i already have to accept second rate fish and chips, no yorkshire puddings, ham for christmas dinner, no brown sauce but for that ethnic isle (yes you heard correct, we are considered ethnic over here - at last we have coulture ;-) )

Comment submitted: 5/31/2007 (#2583)

By N_M_R1

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

All i can say is each to their own, personally i think the full english breakfast has got to be one of the best foods known to me, it's filling and tasty but also not to forget it's fattening so like a chocolate bar it shouldn't be eaten too often...

As for an "All Day Breakfast" in a tin, Why eat processed food? it's much more satisfying when you're eating something you have made yourself... If you're too lazy to do this, go to a cafe pay a couple of quid and enjoy the results, I agree with lobee to miss out the hash browns.. and if you don't like brown sauce try tomato ketchup... daddies brown sauce is too runny for me so i prefer to stick to HP..

Comment submitted: 5/11/2007 (#2373)

By knowitall

How can people eat this stuff?

Just grab some toast and coffee and get on with your day.

Comment submitted: 4/17/2007 (#2178)


Recipe Rating (out of 5):

I love Full English. About to make one.

Comment submitted: 3/30/2007 (#2006)

By loobee

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

The English Breakfast used to be eaten by pretty much everyone, not just lorry drivers and builders,that is just a recent thing.It was particularly enjoyed by the upper classes who had the time to enjoy such a large breakfast every morning,but also eaten by factory workers,farmers,office workers anyone.We didn't have cereal in the old days.

Plus leave out the hashbrowns that is definitely an American thing, but add in fried bread or toast. Oh and the brown sauce has to be a brand called Daddies.

Louise, the Midlands England

Comment submitted: 3/29/2007 (#1989)

By ShaunStevens

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

The standard american ham and eggs beats all.

Comment submitted: 12/24/2006 (#1032)

By GoodDay

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

A full english fry up is the only way to start a good day for me ! In a tin sounds nasty!

Comment submitted: 11/27/2006 (#816)

By Ian in Glasgow

Recipe Rating (out of 5):

An all day breakfast in a tin? That sounds disgusting. A fry up that is the only breakfast for me.

Comment submitted: 10/29/2006 (#599)

By Kenny

I prefer the "all day breakfast" in a tin. Very good value and the pork and egg nuggets with cereal are delightful!

Comment submitted: 9/28/2006 (#400)