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eggy bread recipe

Cinnamon Eggy Bread

Our recipe for Christmas morning Eggy Bread, it’s easy and delicious and a perfect start to the day! You don’t have to cut your bread into Christmas shapes but it tastes so much better if you do!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3
Author Chris Mosler at Thinly Spread


  • 1 large free range egg
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 3 slices of bread
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsps sugar


  • Whisk the egg, milk, cinnamon and sugar together in a shallow bowl
  • Cut the bread into shapes using cookie cutters
  • Heat the butter and oil in a non stick frying pan
  • Dip the bread into the eggy mixture and allow the excess to drip off
  • Fry until golden, flipping so that both sides are evenly cooked