Hen in a Nest

Linda Kauppinen


This is a simple way to get your toast and eggs together in one pan. My son has been crazy for this for years and will beg me to make them for him.


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5 Min
5 Min
Pan Fry


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2 slice
bread, your favorite kind
2 large
salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Hen in a Nest


  • 1You will either need a drinking glass or cookie/biscuit cutter.
    Cut a whole in the center of the bread
  • 2In frying pan set to medium heat, melt a slab of butter
    Butter both sides of the bread and place in the pan to brown the first side.
  • 3When bread is lightly toasted brown on the bottom, crack your egg into the hole.
    Note: if the pan seems dry of butter you may want to add a little inside the round opening before adding the egg.
  • 4Allow egg to cook whites solid on the one side before you flip the hen and nest
    brown opposite side of bread.

    Serve immediately!

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About Hen in a Nest

Course/Dish: Eggs, Other Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Sodium, Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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