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Egg in a Hole French Toast Grilled Cheese

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"A traditional grilled cheese with bacon is dipped in French toast batter, a hole is cut in the center, and is cooked with an egg in the hole in this decadent brunch sandwich."
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19 m servings 607
Original recipe yields 2 servings (2 sandwiches)


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  1. Whisk half-and-half, 1 egg, sugar, cinnamon, and salt together in a bowl until batter is smooth.
  2. Place 2 bread slices on a work surface and top each with 1 slice American cheese, 1 slice Cheddar cheese, and crumbled bacon. Top each with a second piece of bread, making a sandwich. Cut a 2-inch hole in the center of each sandwich using a biscuit cutter or 2-inch wide glass.
  3. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-low heat, tilting the skillet to cover entire surface with butter. Dip both sandwich rings and cut-out holes in the batter until evenly coated.
  4. Place the dipped sandwich rings and cut-out holes in the melted butter in the skillet. Immediately crack an egg into the hole of each ring. Cook until egg white is set, bread is golden brown, and cheese is softly melted, about 2 minutes per side.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Milk can be used in place of the half-and-half, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 607 calories; 43 28.2 28 384 1439 Full nutrition

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Made as written and it turned out pretty good however I think there is room for improvement. For starters, this makes way too much batter and half and half is not cheap so I recommend cutting ba...

My family loved the different cheeses. I've been making them eggs in toast holes forever. The cheese was a welcome addition.

Like it very much. I will make it again.

Very good two changes I made was I only had Swiss and American to use and also I just put two slices of bacon on each sandwich and didn't crumble them Will make again and pretty easy to make