Toad in a Hole

Posted: December 21

Time: 35 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

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Toad in a Hole is a traditional English breakfast that makes everyone hoppingly happy! Sweet and savory sausages are baked right into a pond of fluffy, golden-brown eggs that make breakfast deliciously quaint. The best part? Toad in a Hole isn't difficult to make or master, meaning you can have slices of this fun and festive morning meal anytime! It's so stick-to-your-ribs filling you'll practically ribbit!


• 3 large eggs • 1 cup milk, not skim • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1 cup all-purpose flour • 1 (12-ounce) package uncooked maple breakfast sausage links • 3 tablespoons olive oil • butter, optional, for serving • maple syrup, optional, for serving


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Step 2

In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, and salt together.

Step 3

Whisk the flour into the egg mixture until blended.

Step 4

Let the mixture stand for 30 minutes.

Step 5

While the mixture stands, cook the sausage links according to the package directions.

Step 6

Cut each sausage into 3 pieces.

Step 7

Place the olive oil in a 12-inch nonstick ovenproof skillet.

Step 8

Place the skillet in the oven until hot, about 3-4 minutes.

Step 9

Stir the batter and pour it into the prepared, hot skillet.

Step 10

Top the batter with the sausage pieces.

Step 11

Bake the skillet until golden brown and puffed, for about 20-25 minutes.

Step 12

Remove the Toad in a Hole from the skillet, cut it into wedges, and serve with butter and maple syrup.

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