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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I am the crafter extraordinaire (on this blog anyway.) I live with my husband, my son, David, in a cozy cape cod style house in Connecticut.

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