Egg in the Hole

Egg in the Hole or Egg in the Basket means something like egg in the hole or egg in the basket and is originally an American breakfast. Egg in the Hole is fried on both sides, so that the egg is slightly drier. So you served on request ketchup, mustard, bacon, or – something unusual for us – to jam. If you like fried eggs may be due to sample Egg in the Hole again. Brush for Egg in the Hole, first toast the slices a little thicker unroasted with softened butter. Gouge out a hole of each slice of toast.


It is best to use a glass or Garnier ring. The hole should be large so that the toast by frying remains bright, and the protein increased rapidly. If the hole is too small, it takes too long to increase the protein and the toast is dark. Preheat a nonstick skillet and place the slices of toast with the coated side down into the pan. The punched-out cover also place butter side down into the pan. Eggs and gently slide into the holes in the slices of toast can be. Temperature switch to medium. Egg in the Hole with a spatula until Carefully turn and briefly fry the other side, when the protein is hammered and solidifies.

Otherwise it may happen that the yolk bleeds when turning. Egg in the Hole Season with salt and place on warmed plates as possible. The lid on the egg and press lightly. The egg should be, so to speak as a surprise under the lid. For the picture above, I cover the extra set aside so you can see the egg better. The frying pan fry bacon until crisp and again into strips. Egg in the Hole with Bacon and demonstrated desire to serve with ketchup.


¤ 3 Toast
¤ 20 g Butter
¤ 3 Eggs
¤ Salt
¤ 50 g Bacon, cut into strips

Serves 3 – 277 cal per serving, 10 mins Prep – 10 mins Total