How to Make Eggs in Toast (Toad in the Hole)

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Delight your loved ones with an impressive breakfast in bed that looks like it took all morning, but really comes together in just a few minutes. Trust us, this is one classic egg recipe that everyone will love!

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Things You'll Need

  • Slice of bread

  • Cookie cutter or round glass, 2-inch to 3-inch diameter

  • Butter

  • Egg

Step 1: Cut a Hole Into the Bread

Use a cookie cutter to cut a hole in the middle of a slice of bread. Pick a fun shape, like a flower or a heart, or use a simple round glass for a circle if you don't have a cookie cutter. Whatever shape you choose, you'll want it to be at least 2 to 3 inches in diameter to allow space for the egg to cook.

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Step 2: Butter the Bread

Butter both sides of the bread as well as both sides of the cutout shape.

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Step 3: Add Butter and Brown the Bread

Add a pad of butter to a hot sauté pan, and then add the slice of bread and cutout shape to the pan. Brown both sides of each.

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Step 4: Slide an Egg Inside

Crack an egg into a shallow dish, and then carefully slide it into the center hole of the sliced bread.

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Step 5: Cook the Egg

Cover the egg and cook it for several minutes, until it reaches a desired finish.

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Step 6: Present the Feast

Season the egg with salt and pepper and serve with an array of colorful side dishes.

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