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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 144.5
  • Total Fat: 5.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 212.5 mg
  • Sodium: 193.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 13.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 8.2 g

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Egg in the Basket

Submitted by: SES1980
Egg in the Basket

Introduction

Commonly known as Egg in the Basket, or Toad in the Hole, I loved these things growing up! (Did I mention I still love them today?) Commonly known as Egg in the Basket, or Toad in the Hole, I loved these things growing up! (Did I mention I still love them today?)
Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    1 slice of bread
    1 large egg
    Butter flavored Non-stick cooking spray

Directions

Cut out the center of the bread with the rim of a juice glass. Spray a small skillet or griddle with non-stick cooking spray, and turn on medium heat. Place the bread on the skillet, and crack the egg in the center.

Cook until it's done to your liking and enjoy!

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SES1980.






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  • 7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    This is classic! My sister loves using bagels (cut in half), and mixes it up using different kinds (flax, onion, poppyseed, etc). It's great & easy! I recommend making the bagel centre a little larger so the egg has more room. - 10/14/09

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I love this recipe! Another thing I found out is that you can take the little circles and make mini french toast out of them. I will be posting the recipe a little later. Also with the left over eggs, you can make scrambled eggs! - 3/13/10

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Egg in the Nest...haven't had for a long time. I liked to whip the yolk & egg whites together with a fork, pour some into the hole & some over the top of the bread, then flip over for a more even cooking of the egg. Serve with a bit of sugar free syrup. - 1/22/10

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I really liked this! Like another poster, I used some of Sara Lee's Delightful bread, and I added a wedge of Laughing Cow Queso Fresco and Chipotle light cheese for a total of 155 calories. - 12/5/10

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This is a favorite of mine because it quick, simple and filling. - 6/25/09

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    LOVED IT! Added some more calories w/ a slice of cheese on top... delicious! - 1/21/10

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    "BIRD IN A NEST" is what we called them on the east coast..If you make them with Texas toast they are crazy good! - 11/15/09

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  • Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was the very first recipe that I learned in Home Economics in middle school many years ago. Will have to try it again soon. - 8/7/09

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  • O.K.
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I have been eating these all my life. I call them "eggs in a frame" which is what I was told by my mother they were called. My husband who lived in the UK till age 5 calls them "eggies in the basket" - 8/30/13

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    A favorite growing up and still today. Funny how everyone has different names for this recipe - largely depending upon what part of the country you are in. We refer to this recipe as "Sunshine Toast". - 2/2/13

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    this is yummy. Not toad in the Hole, though - that is sausages cooken in Yorkshire Pudding batter in the oven. totally different thing!!!!!!! Also yummy but a lot less conducive to weight loss/healthy living! - 8/10/12

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I make this but I use RAISIN BREAD, believe it or not, it is a very very good combination! Many raisin breads are higher fiber and made with whole wheat. I cut out the center of the bread with a muffin or cookie cutter so that the middle can be pushed out easier. - 7/26/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Thanks for the reminder. Ate these growing up. these are comfort food for sure! - 1/31/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    These were my favorite childhood breakfast. So simple, but so fun (esp. for the kids), and really quite yummy. Though my mom used a whole lot of butter in the process, and added cheese to the top. Sometimes a slice of ham, too. - 10/21/09

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    we called this scout toast because my kids learned to make it at scouts - 10/14/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    yum! I never had these growing up that I can remember anyways but it is something I will continue to eat from now on. I added some seasoning to the egg once I cracked it into the center. - 10/12/09

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  • My mom made these when I was a little kid. I hadn't had these for year and years until one day I was visiting my brother and his wife. My brother made these and they were so good. My Mom and brother would also brown the circle that was cut out of the bread. We called it Egg in the Hole. - 4/16/14

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  • I tried them with the butter flavor spray and they are still almost as good as using butter bread. love love love it!! I have made them for years but we always called them pop eye eggs. - 9/24/13

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  • So simple and always good. - 9/14/13

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  • The picture shows cheese on it but doesn't call for it. Hmmm - 8/9/13

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  • Had it for breakfast this morning....Great - 8/1/13

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  • Delicious! - 7/5/13

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  • Fast, easy, good. My children and grandchildren love them too.
    Healthy, tasty and filling. - 3/16/13

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  • Just made my own version of this! Used 100 calorie sandwich thins and added provolone cheese and hot sauce! Can't believe how fast it was to make! No excuses anymore about skipping breakfast or getting it from a fast food chain. Thanks for posting this - 12/27/12

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  • One of my favorite breakfasts. My Mom taught me to make this recipe. Thanks for posting it. - 11/28/12

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