Eggs in a Hole

Egg-in-a-hole, or toad-in-a-hole, is a quick and easy breakfast recipe requiring just a couple of ingredients. Get creative and use different cookie cutter shapes to make your breakfast even more fun!

Prep Time:
2 min
Cook Time:
3 min


  • 2 slices whole wheat bread
  • 2 eggs
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Cut a circle from centres of bread using a round cookie cutter or drinking glass approximately 2-¼ inches (6 cm) in diameter. (Bread circle can be cooked along with rest of bread or reserved for another use).
  2. Spray large skillet with cooking spray. Heat skillet over medium heat.
  3. Place bread in skillet. Break an egg into each hole in bread. Season with salt and pepper. Cook slowly until eggs are set and bottom of bread is browned. If desired, turn over and cook top of egg.


Shredded cheese can be sprinkled over egg in last minute of cooking, if desired.