Return to Content

Egg in the Hole

Egg in the Hole
3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)
by
Egg in the hole, also known as "egg in a nest," "eye of Egypt," and "one-eyed pirate," is easy to make, fun to serve, and good to eat. -Birch Hill Inn, Manchester, Vermont
Egg in the Hole

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 1 slice firm wheat bread
  • 1 egg
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions:

On griddle, melt margarine. Cut a circle in the center of the bread with a 3-inch-round or heart-shaped cookie cutter (leave center piece in bread slice at this time). Brown bread, turn, and brown second side. Remove center of bread and keep warm on side of griddle. Drop egg into hole, add salt and pepper to taste, and cook until set. Turn and cook briefly on second side. Serve with toast round atop.
Updated Monday, August 6th, 2007
Yankee Magazine Advertising

Bring New England Home
plus, get the Tablet Edition FREE!

In this issue: Summer Off the Beaten Path

  • 12 Best Places to Picinic
  • Acadian Pride in Northern Maine
  • Saying Goodbye to a Summer Home
  • Hidden Gems in the Upper CT Valley
Subscribe Today and Save 44%

Browse Similar Recipes

2 Responses to Egg in the Hole

  1. Anonymous February 6, 2009 at 1:22 pm #

    Very tasty, mom used to make this for us when we were kids all the time.

  2. Anonymous August 12, 2009 at 11:31 am #

    Dad always made these in our house. He named them “Buckeyes” one of my absolute favorites anytime of day. Also great when camping, cooked on grill over
    fireplace. I can’t make them as good as he did.

Leave a Reply

We reserve the right to remove or edit comments that are offensive or disrespectful to our readers and/or writers, cannot be verified, lack clarity, or contain profanity. Your comments may be republished by Yankee Magazine across multiple platforms.

Register Sign In

©2013, Yankee Publishing Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Yankee Publishing Inc., | P.O. Box 520, Dublin, NH 03444 | (603) 563-8111

80th-anniversart-calendar600x350-2