Onion Bread

Onion Bread Recipe

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susan tinney


Circa 1966. Woman's Day. Goes great with spaghetti, also good with roast beef.


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2 Hr
20 Min


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pkg. active dry yeast
1 c
2 tsp
2 tsp
3 1/4 c
all purpose flour
2 Tbsp
melted butter
1/2 c
coarsly chopped onion
1 tsp
paprika, sweet mild

How to Make Onion Bread


  • 1In large bowl, put one cup of very warm water (105 to 115) Sprinkle dry yeast into water and stir until dissolved.
  • 2Add sugar, 1 teaspoon of salt to water. Let sit a few minutes to proof.
  • 3When yeast water mixture has proofed add 2 cups of flour and mix then beat well.
  • 4Stir in 1/2 cup more flour.
  • 5Turn out on floured board and knead until smooth and satiny, adding remaining flour as needed.
  • 6Put in greased bowl, turn once, cover and let rise until doubled about 1 hour.
  • 7Punch dough down and divide into 2 equal pieces.
  • 8Pat each half into 2 greased 8 inch round cake pan or 2 8 inch square pans.
  • 9Brush with melted butter and sprinkle onion on top.
  • 10Press onion into dough with fingertips so surface looks dented.
  • 11Sprinkle each with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 12Let rise until doubled about 45 minutes
  • 13Bake in preheated 450 oven for about 20 minutes
  • 14Serve warm cut into wedges or strips

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About Onion Bread

Course/Dish: Savory Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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