~ Onion Lovin Brunch Cake ~

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

I learned a version of this recipe in Home Economics Class, many years ago...I created this one, I added the addition of bacon, as bacon is good anytime. I used vadalia onions, but can use any sweet onion...so good!


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Serves:

6

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
flour
1/4 tsp
each - salt & onion powder
2 tsp
baking powder
5 Tbsp
butter, divided
7 medium
onions, sliced thin...my mandolin makes short work of it
Pinch
dried thyme
1 c
shredded cheese, your choice , i use cheddar
1
egg
1 1/2 c
milk
1/2 tsp
mustard
6 slice
precooked bacon
Salt
& pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Slice onions, trying to keep all about the same thickness , a mandolin works great and is so quick.

Over medium heat, in a large skillet, melt butter and add onions and pinch of thyme, can also lightly salt if you wish. Saute until lightly browned, stirring frequently.
2
Sift flour, salt, onion powder and baking powder together.

Cut into flour, 3 tablespoons, butter, until crumbly. Into this add 1/2 cup milk, beat with a fork, just until incorporated, about 18 strokes.

Spray an 11 x 7 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

Spread out batter evenly in bottom of dish. I lightly spray the top of batter and use an offset knife for this, whatever's easiest for you.
3
Preheat oven to 450 degree F.

Spread onions evenly over batter and then sprinkle with cheese.
4
Mix egg and mustard with milk, beating well. Pour over onions and cheese.

Top with bacon.
5
Bake for 25 - 30 minutes. Don't overcook.

Let set up for 5 minutes, then cut into squares. Salt and pepper if desired.

Enjoy this scrumptious dish.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom