Heart-Shaped Egg-in-Hole

Pat Duran


A great morning treat that's super easy to prepare, but special enough for breakfast in bed!
This idea is from Whole Foods.
A great idea for Valentine's Day breakfast or brunch.


★★★★★ 1 vote

2 servings
5 Min
5 Min


  • 2 slice
    brioche loaf, each about 3/4-inch thick(or french bread)
  • 1 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 2 large
  • 1/8 tsp
    fine sea salt
  • Garnishes:
    chopped chives, fresh black pepper

How to Make Heart-Shaped Egg-in-Hole


  1. Using a large heart shaped cookie cutter(2 1/2-3-inch ), cut out a heart from the center of each slice of bread. Reserve hearts.
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the bread slices and the heart cutouts to the pan and cook until slightly toasted. Turn slices and cutouts; carefully break an egg into the center of each slice.
    Cover the skillet and cook until the egg white is just set and the yolk is cooked to your liking, about 3-4 minutes.
  3. Carefully transfer a slice and a cutout to each of 2 plates and snip some chives over the top. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

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About Heart-Shaped Egg-in-Hole

Course/Dish: Eggs
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American

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