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Eggs in a Basket for Breakfast

I’ve been making “Eggs in a Basket” forever! One day I was making them for my granddaughter, son, and husband and decided to take a picture of them and do a post about them so here it is.
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Okay, here goes. This is not a fancy recipe, but it’s tasty.
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I remember loving these as a child and it’s fun to make them for my family now. I use an egg for each piece of bread. I like to use Italian bread of some kind because it tastes and looks better. I take a piece of bread and make a hole in the bread about 1 1/2 inch or a little more. I don’t use the whole white of the egg. My family doesn’t like all that egg white on the bread so I use 1/2 of the egg white and the whole yoke on each piece of bread.
After I make the hole in the bread I butter one side of the bread and put that side down on the frying pan. First heat up the frying pan. Then I crack an egg and let out 1/2 of the white. (If you want to keep the whites you could probably use  them for something else). Then I spread the egg around the bread so that it covers the entire slice of bread.
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When the first side is browned and crispy, I lift up the bread and hold it with a spatula while I throw some butter in the pan. When it melts I flip the bread over.
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Then I cook the 2nd side until it’s browned and crispy.
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Whenever I make this for weekend breakfasts, I get huge rave reviews.Here they are, all ready to eat!
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These are very much easier to make than pancakes. Less messy, too.
Here is an update on the Texas dog….My granddaughter named her Angel but a few weeks ago we saw her hopping around like a bunny and we decided to call her Bunny. Right now she’s Angel Bunny.
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She’s doing great! She knows the routine now, when we go to bed (late) and when we eat, and when we go for a walk. She likes that best. She’s getting along with our older dog, Minnie, too, and Minnie is tolerating her. :) See the post Three Southern Dogs, One Happy Family to read about how we adopted three dogs from the South.
Best wishes for a fun, creative week,


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  1. Hi Linda, thanks for coming by Quirky Vistas and commenting on my suitcase footstool. Eggs in a Basket is one of those things I forget to do. Thanks for the reminder. Plus it saves a step putting the toast in the toaster. Your dog is too cute...hopping like a bunny? Hilarious!


  2. Thanks for reminding me of this childhood favorite. I will be making this for my daughter soon ;) I found you via the Manic Monday link party and would like to invite you to share this or another recipe at my Meatless Monday link party today: http://meandmysweets.blogspot.co.uk/2012/05/my-sweet-party-chocolate-cake-love.html. I hope to see you there!


  3. Yum. I've never had these before, nor have I made them before BUT I am looking forward to trying them. I love new recipes for breakfast. And, Angel Bunny looks like the sweetest dog.

  4. I just saw these for the first time ever on a tv show and had no idea what they were! I can't wait to try them now thanks for the tutorial!
    xo Jess

  5. Hi, Linda

    These look yummy! I will have to try this for my family..


  6. These look so YUMMY! I have pinned it to my Breakfast Foods board on pinterest. And I would love to have you come by, link up and show off this project at the Creative Corner Hop. The linky party begins every Monday and stay open all week.

    Cherished Handmade Treasures

  7. Just found your blog! That dog is adorable!!

  8. These look like a lot of fun to make!! Thanks for sharing this at Romance on a Dime!! I'm so glad you linked up. Hope to see you next Tuesday.

  9. This looks like a great recipe!! Thanks for sharing it!

  10. These look delish! I'll be trying them soon. Thanks for linking up to the Creative Corner Blog Hop.


  11. Love these. One of our breakfast favorites! We appreciate you linking up to our “Strut Your Stuff Saturday.” We love seeing all of the great recipes and fun ideas! Hope to see you again next week! -The Sisters