Toad in the Hole
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 1 slice of bread
- 1 teaspoon butter
- 1 large egg
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Cut a 3-in. hole in the middle of the bread and discard. In a small skillet, melt the butter; place the bread in the skillet.
- Place egg in the hole. Cook for about 2 minutes over medium heat until the bread is lightly browned. Turn and cook the other side until egg yolk is almost set. Season with salt and pepper.
Nutrition Facts1 serving: 183 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 196mg cholesterol, 244mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 9g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 medium-fat meat, 1 fat.
May 1, 2018
So easy and so good. My only regret is I waited so long to try this. Delicious. I added the cutout circle to the pan and ate it along with the rest. I highly recommend this recipe!Volunteer Field Editor
Apr 13, 2018
My Mom always called this "Toad in the Hole." C'mon folks...this is so cute, so fun...what's in a name? "A rose by any other name would smells as sweet." And, so it with "Toad in the Hole," "Ginny Eggs," "Spit in the Ocean," Bird's Nest," etc. I just call it "Delicious!" :)
Mar 18, 2018
how do you keep yolk from breaking?
Jan 28, 2018
"Egg in a nest" is what we call it. We make it in cast iron skillet when camping. Indeed we always toasted the middle also. I scramble the egg for those who prefer it to fried.
Nov 27, 2017
My mom made this for my sisters and I and I made it for my children. We called it Ginny eggs but I don't know where the name came from. We cooked the cut-out piece of bread in the butter and used it top dip in the egg yolk. Delicious and very easy way to enjoy eggs and toast!
Nov 21, 2017
As lovely as this is for a nice kid friendly, quick meal, Its not called a 'toad in the hole' as this recipe states.(For anyone interested toad in the hole is sausages in a giant Yorkshire pudding)
Oct 30, 2017
My mother used to make these when I was a kid. She called them a One Eyed. I loved them and still do at 58 yrs old.
Apr 2, 2016
My mom always called this a Spit In The Ocean. Going to make one right now.
Apr 1, 2016
Your recipe says to discard the ring of bread cut from the slice. Waste not, want not. Toast the circle of bread in the same pan with the Toad in the Hole.I have been preparing this dish for many, many years and taught my children how to prepare this at an early age. They still enjoy Toad in the Hole.My 4 star review is based on discarding the center of the bread.A 5 star rating goes out to the dish itself.
Aug 30, 2015
This is a great recipe for kids. To make it even more kid-friendly, have them prepare it in a microwave. Just place the egg in the center of the toast. With a toothpick, poke the yolk two times and the egg white four times so the egg won't explode. Place the plate in the microwave and cover. Microwave at 70% power for about 90 seconds. Let stand, covered for 1 minute. Serve.
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