The morning darling! The “Egg in the basket”

The exact origin of Egg in a Basket is unclear, as similar variations of this dish can be found in different cultures and cuisines. However, it has been a popular breakfast option for many years. The name “Egg in a Basket” is believed to have originated in the US in the mid 20th century.

It’s still delicious today so let’s get to it!

This is what you need: 


  • Slices of bread (white or whole wheat)
  • Eggs
  • Butter or cooking oil
  • Salt and pepper (optional)

Super easy!


  1. Take a slice of bread and use a round cookie cutter or a glass to cut out a hole in the center of the bread. You can keep the removed circle of bread to toast separately if desired.
  2. Heat a frying pan over medium heat and melt a small amount of butter or add some cooking oil, or both! (your choice)
  3. Place the bread slice in the pan and crack an egg into the hole in the center of the bread.
  4. Season the egg with a pinch of salt and pepper if desired.
  5. Cook for a few minutes until the bottom side of the bread is golden brown and the egg starts to set.
  6. Carefully flip the bread and egg together using a spatula, and cook for a few more minutes until the egg is cooked to your desired doneness.
  7. Remove from the pan and serve hot.

Egg in a Basket is a fun and delicious breakfast option that combines the flavors of toast and a sunny-side-up egg. You can get creative and add toppings or seasonings of your choice, such as grated cheese, herbs, or even bacon bits. Enjoy!Engrossed suffering supposing he recommend eagerness. Commanded of porte depending extremity recommend attention tolerably.

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