Gyeran-ppang / Korean Egg Bread

picture of korean egg bread

This recipe is from a favorite of mine,!


Makes 3 gyeran-ppang

1 Tablespoon unsalted butter, melted

3 Tablespoons sugar

A pinch of kosher salt

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 cup all purpose flout

1/2 cup milk

4 eggs

1 teaspoon cooking oil

1 stick of mozzarella cheese (optional), cut into 6 equal sized small pieces, if used.


1. Make batter by combining butter, sugar, kosher salt, baking powder, vanilla extract, 1 egg, flour, and milk. Whisk until smooth.

2. Preheat the oven to 400F (about 200C)

3. Brush the bottom and the sides of 3 mini loaf pans (approx 4 x 2 x 1.5 inch) with cooking oil.

4. Fill each pan about 1/2 full with batter, dividing it into 3 equal portions.

5. Put 2 pieces of cheese into the batter, on the edges of the pans, leaving a space in the center.

6. Crack an egg onto the center of the batter in each pan.

7. Place pans on the middle rack of the oven and bake for 13 minutes, and closer to 15 minutes if you prefer a solid egg.

8. Take out of the oven and serve hot!