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French Toast Egg-in-a Hole

French Toast Egg-in-a Hole

French Toast Egg-in-a Hole

RatingDifficultyBeginner

Upgrade your egg-in-a-hole by putting an egg in the center of French toast and serve with a side of sizzling bacon! This brunch recipe is the perfect balance of sweet and savory.

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time15 mins
 8 slices bacon
 4 slices day- old Brioche bread, sliced 1 1/2-inches thick
 ½ cup milk
 ½ cup cream
 salt and pepper, to taste
 1 ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese
 2 tbsp minced chives
1

In a large nonstick pan over medium heat cook your bacon. Once cooked, remove to a paper towel-lined plate to drain. Drain off some of the bacon grease from the pan, but leave in about 2 tablespoons to cook the French toast.

2

Use a 2-inch biscuit cutter to cut a hole from the center of each bread slice.

3

In a large bowl, whisk together 4 eggs with the milk and cream. Season mixture with salt and pepper then stir in cheese and half the chives.

4

Dip each slice of bread into the mixture to coat, then shake off excess egg mixture.

5

Heat the pan you used to cook the bacon over medium heat and add the battered bread. Cook on one side for about a minute and then crack an egg into the center of each piece. Season egg with salt and pepper and allow the egg to cook for about a minutes on the first side.

6

Flip the toast and continue to cook until the egg has set, about another 2 to 3 minutes depending on how you like your eggs cooked.

7

Remove from heat and garnish with the remaining chives. Serve with bacon.

Ingredients

 8 slices bacon
 4 slices day- old Brioche bread, sliced 1 1/2-inches thick
 ½ cup milk
 ½ cup cream
 salt and pepper, to taste
 1 ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese
 2 tbsp minced chives

Directions

1

In a large nonstick pan over medium heat cook your bacon. Once cooked, remove to a paper towel-lined plate to drain. Drain off some of the bacon grease from the pan, but leave in about 2 tablespoons to cook the French toast.

2

Use a 2-inch biscuit cutter to cut a hole from the center of each bread slice.

3

In a large bowl, whisk together 4 eggs with the milk and cream. Season mixture with salt and pepper then stir in cheese and half the chives.

4

Dip each slice of bread into the mixture to coat, then shake off excess egg mixture.

5

Heat the pan you used to cook the bacon over medium heat and add the battered bread. Cook on one side for about a minute and then crack an egg into the center of each piece. Season egg with salt and pepper and allow the egg to cook for about a minutes on the first side.

6

Flip the toast and continue to cook until the egg has set, about another 2 to 3 minutes depending on how you like your eggs cooked.

7

Remove from heat and garnish with the remaining chives. Serve with bacon.

French Toast Egg-in-a Hole
Chef Jamika

Chef Jamika is a classically trained Chef, Entrepreneur, Television Host, Motivational Speaker, Risk-taker, Cheerleader, Frequent Flyer, Philanthropist, wife, mom, sister and friend. Jamika Pessoa resides in Los Angeles, CA and Atlanta, GA with her husband and daughter.

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