04/08/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Breakfast Staples See Price Hike At Supermarkets

On top of the financial pressure from rising gas prices, Americans are also feeling the pinch at the breakfast table.

A simple trip to the supermarket for breakfast staples can be downright daunting.

"I don't even want to go," says Manhattan mother Linda Miller.

She says food for her family costs nearly double what it did a year ago -- even though she buys the exact same amount.

Some of the hardest-hit foods are breakfast staples -- including milk, which costs about 20 percent more than it did a year ago; eggs, up 19 percent; coffee, 16 percent; and bread, 11 percent. The cost of wheat to make bread is at an all time high.

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