Egg in the Basket

I love eggs in the basket- whole eggs cracked into a cut-out piece of toast and baked until it is golden. My mom always made them for me. My favorite part is eating the crispy crouton cut-out that bakes alongside the egg. It’s so good. Around Valentine’s Day, I saw a lot of blogs featuring heart-shaped eggs in the basket. They were so cute. I couldn’t believe I had never thought of that before.

So I sliced a piece of homemade challah, and searched for a cookie cutter that would fit the slice. A dog bone was perfect. If you didn’t think I was nuts before, you certainly do now.  To make your own, preheat your oven to 350ºF, and put your cut-out bread on a greased baking sheet.

Crack an egg into the hole and bake it all for about 10 minutes until the egg whites are fully cooked. My egg was a little squished, but that didn’t stop it from being delicious! I love peeling the bread apart and using it to eat the egg. Yum. What a comforting little snack or breakfast- even if it did look like it was better suited for Stella pup.

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Egg in the Basket — 2 Comments

  1. I, too, love egg in the basket. You’re mom and uncle also had it when they
    Were kids. Guess what pop pop and I are having for breakfast today? You
    Guessed it. Unfortunately, being someone did not come in with a homemade
    Challah, ours will be made with sliced potato bread and a small juice glass
    Will be used as a cookie cutter.

    Love you all so much

    Xxx ooo

    Mammy

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