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Hootsla ( Egg Bread)

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“A frugal Pennsylvania Dutch recipe. From the US Regional Cookbook, Chicago Culinary Arts Institute, 1947.”
READY IN:
13mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 10 slices of day-old bread
  • 3 eggs, beaten until light
  • 12 cup milk
  • 13 cup butter (bacon grease is tasty) or 13 cup other fat (bacon grease is tasty)
  • salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Heat the butter or fat in a skillet.
  2. Cut the bread into cubes and brown in melted butter or fat.
  3. Beat eggs and milk together; add salt and pepper.
  4. Pour over bread and fry until brown.
  5. Serve while hot.

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