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Egg in a Basket

Don't miss out on the taste of this Egg in a Basket recipe!
Servings 1
Calories 558kcal


  • fresh eggs
  • homemade bread or sliced bread
  • butter, oil, or bacon fat
  • side of bacon or sausage
  • fresh fruit
  • juice/milk/coffee
  • cookie cutter


  • In a skillet over medium heat, melt butter, oil or bacon fat.
  • Using a cookie cutter, cut a hole in the center of the bread.
  • Place the bread in the skillet and cook until the bottom starts to turn golden brown.
  • Crack egg into center, cooking until it starts to become solid on the bottom.
  • Add more butter (oil, fat) to skillet if needed.
  • Carefully flip the bread with a spatula and cook until golden brown.
  • The length of cooking time depends on preference over-easy yolk or hard yolk.
  • Flip the center cutout and cook until both sides are golden brown.
  • Transfer the egg in a basket to a plate and top with the center piece.
  • Enjoy with choice of fruit, bacon, and/or sausage.



Calories: 558kcal | Carbohydrates: 80g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 209mg | Sodium: 459mg | Potassium: 562mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 53g | Vitamin A: 1951IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 86mg | Iron: 3mg