Toad In The Hole

Toad In The Hole

(2 servings)    Printable Version
  • 1 or two pieces of bread per person
  • 1 egg per piece of toast
  • butter or oleo
  • salt and pepper to taste
Heat a skillet over Medium or Medium-High heat, and melt 1 or 2 T. butter in pan.

For each piece of bread, either tear a hole in center about 1-1/2" wide, or use a cookie cutter or wine glass to cut a round hole in center of bread.

Butter one side of bread well. Add to hot skillet, butter side down. Cook 2-3 minutes until beginning to turn golden brown.

Put a dab of butter or oleo in the hole. Break an egg into the hole of each piece of bread in your skillet. Cook for 3 or 4 minutes until egg begins to cook and turn opague.

Butter the top portion of bread, then using a spatula, turn over and cook on 2nd side, 3-4 minutes, depending on how "hard" you like your eggs.

When bread is golden, and egg is cooked as you like it, remove from pan, sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.

Eat with a knife and fork, or just eat with your hands.

Traditionally called "Toad in the Hole", my sons liked to call it an "Egg Monkey". Good, quick breakfast, travels well for an "on the go" morning. Enjoy! Happy breakfast!

Mr Breakfast would like to thank Sherbg for this recipe.

Comments About This Recipe
What do you think of Toad In The Hole?
Overall Average Rating = 5 (out of 5)
Based on 5 votes.

From seersucker_nz
Rating (out of 5):  

Good easy recipe and very tasty. Been making this for a few years now.

Comment submitted: 9/24/2020 (#21014)

From Trishaann
Rating (out of 5):  

I grew up calling it a Toe in the hole :)

Comment submitted: 5/20/2013 (#15896)

From D.B.
Rating (out of 5):  

Excellent... a favorite from growing up. Easy to make.

Comment submitted: 3/6/2011 (#12246)

From gothic
Rating (out of 5):  

Love it! Fun to make and delicious to eat.

Comment submitted: 9/1/2009 (#8626)

From English

Actually this recipe is called toad in A hole or eggy in a basket or a myriad of other names, toad in THE hole is completely different.

Comment submitted: 11/25/2008 (#6972)

From toaster

I think theirs something to the toe in a hole IPR name cause I've known this dish with this name and not the English America changes dose things different.

Comment submitted: 7/28/2008 (#5986)

From Pat the Rat
Rating (out of 5):  

This is sometimes called "Egg in a Frame" as well. Toad-in-the-hole is actually a British recipe that has sausage, milk, eggs, and flour in it. Quite a bit different: see here.

Comment submitted: 1/3/2008 (#4306)

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