Eggy bread is a perfect example of cheap, delicious and nutritious food.
There's not much to be said about eggy bread other than it is a delicious treat and it's quick to prepare and cook! If you have children then you may prefer our eggy bread recipe for children.
Two to three medium eggs
Two slices white bread
Level teaspoon of butter
Two tablespoons milk
Three tablespoons olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
None is required.
One glance at the comments left at the end of this page shows that most people are personalising this recipe by adding one or two other ingredients. Ham or crispy bacon are very popular. Some more unusual ingredients are also suggested including jam or marmalade. So, do give this recipe a try and add one or two of your own favourite ingredients.
First, put the frying pan on a medium heat, add the olive oil and butter. Leave that to heat up while preparing the eggy bread.
Break the eggs into a container, add milk then salt and pepper to taste. Lightly whisk the egg mixture with a fork to mix the egg whites and yolks.STEP 2
Place the bread in a shallow container and evenly pour over the whisked eggs. Leave the egg mixture to soak into the bread for two minutes.
Add the soaked bread to the pre-heated pan and oil, pour the remaining egg mixture over the bread. Turn the heat to medium low and fry for four minutes. Turn the eggy bread over and cook for a further three minutes.
Frying Eggy Bread