Jonny One Eye

Elizabeth Leach


With small children,40 years ago, I was running out of nutritional any time food. My friend suggested this tasty, warm food. With its interesting appearance, it was a winner and still is with my Granddaughter!

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5 Min
5 Min
Stove Top


4 large
8 slice
bread - swirl, whole wheat, oatmeal, your choice
1 tsp
sea salt
1 tsp
ground pepper
1 Tbsp
natural maple syrup or your choice
1/2 c
skim or whole milk


1SEPARATE some Eggs (leaving enough yokes for each serving)

SAVE yokes individually in cracked egg shell or any place

PLACE whites & remaining yokes with milk into short, wide bowl for soaking)

ADD Sea salt & Fresh ground pepper
2CUT out circle in middle of bread. (you can use the top of a small glass, bottle cap, etc.)

SAVE Holes for later
3SOAK bread until bread is full with egg. (If using thin sliced bread, careful the bread does not get too soaked. I lift to fry pan using a spatula
4HEAT Iron fry pan

ADD soaked bread.

BROWN one side

ADD 1 yoke in hole & flip
5FINISH cooking to desired yoke's hardness (can flip and cook other side again)


USE saved hole to dab at 'Johnny's eye'

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Eggs
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtag: #Inviting