Breakfast for Kids - Egg in the Hole

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Jul. 18, 2012

Egg in the Hole" was one of my favorite breakfasts from childhood. This dish is especially great because there's lots of fun stuff the little ones can do to help you prepare it -- getting to make the holes in the bread is probably the most fun. When I was a kid, a simple drinking glass did the trick. But here at weelicious, we believe things can always be MORE fun. Well, cookie cutters aren't JUST for making cookies, you know. While you're getting everything ready to prepare the "Egg in the Hole", your little ones can rummage through your cookie cutters and pick the shape they want their egg to be. Say hello to "Egg in the Witch", "Egg in the Gingerbread Man", "Egg in the Star", and more! In no time flat you'll have a delicious high protein and carbohydrate meal that's the perfect start to a day....and never boring!


Whole wheat bread slices 2 Large
Butter 1 Tablespoon
Eggs 2 Large
Salt 2 Pinch



1. Using a cookie cutter, press out the center of the pieces of bread reserving the cut out.

2. Heat a large saute pan over medium heat and melt the butter.

3. Add the pieces of bread and the center cut outs to the pan.

4. Break 1 egg into each cutout, sprinkle with salt to taste and cook for 2-3 minutes.

5. Flip the bread gently and cook to desired doneness (2-3 minutes total for runny eggs and 5 minutes total for firm eggs).


6. Serve each piece of bread with the cut out.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Cook Time: 4 Minutes
Ready In: 4 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 242Calories from Fat 113

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20%

Saturated Fat 5 g25%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 555 mg23.13%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 11 g22%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet