Egg in a Nest

Egg in a nest is basically egg fried in a hole in the middle of a sliced bread. But this breakfast treat is also known as Egg in a hole, egg in a basket, toad in a hole, moon egg and one-eyed jack.

This is very easy to make and would make for a nice breakfast. You can also make your egg in a nest more special by adding chopped bacon and grated cheese on top.

1 egg
1 sliced bread
1 tbsp butter
pinch of salt & pepper


  • Using a small cookie cutter or the mouth of a glass. Cut a hole in the middle of the bread.
  • Melt butter in a non-stick pan.
  • As soon as butter is melted, place bread in the pan and grill for a few seconds.Flip it and grill the other side.
  • Break egg in the center of the bread, season with salt and pepper and let it cook.
  • You can flip the bread over if you want or you can just wait until the egg is done, it depends on how you want your eggs cooked.
  • Pan grill the round piece of bread you got from the hole and serve it with your egg in a nest.

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Hi, Peachy here!

I'm a foodie mommy living in the Philippines. I'm a mom to two daughters named PURPLE SKYE and PERIWINKLE MOONE and wife to a loving husband I fondly call peanutbutter♥. I am a foodie by heart, a coffee lover and a froyo and yogurt junkie. Learn more →






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