Egg in a Hole

By Julie

Serves 2


  • 4 slices of bread
  • Butter
  • 4 eggs
  • Cheese, if desired
  • Salt and pepper


  • Butter both sides of bread
  • Find a small glass, small ramekin, cookie cutter, or 1/2-cup measuring cup, etc. that you can use to cut circle out in middle of bread
    • Press into middle of bread to make , make sure to leave enough bread edges so it stays together
  • Place the bread slices into a large skillet and add a small amount of butter in each hole
  • Turn stove to medium and melt butter
  • Once butter is melted, crack 1 egg into the hole of each bread slice, or pour in a scrambled eggs
  • Cook on medium until egg whites are no longer opaque
  • Flip and cook until desired doneness
  • Toast the bread circles and serve on side, if desired
  • Top with cheese, salt, and pepper as desired

– The Martin’s Kitchen –

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