Baking Onion Bread

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I have already shown you a variety of different bread & bread roll recipes, including a bread recipe with poolish, a classic sandwich bread, but also unusual breads such as pumpkin bread.

Today I will show you how simple & easy it is to backe an onion bread with wheat flour & fried onions. An onion bread that shouldn’t be missing at any barbecue. Have fun baking!

Cooked/Baked today: Baking Onion Bread
Difficulty: Easy
Preparation Time: 2 hours (incl. resting time)
Category: Baking Recipes, Bread Recipes, Simple Baking Recipes
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Baking Onion Bread

Baking Onion Bread

Baking Onion Bread

Baking Onion Bread

Ingredients for 1 Onion Bread:

  • 500 grams flour
  • 300 milliliters water
  • 100 grams fried onions
  • 25 grams soft butter
  • ½ cube of fresh yeast (about 20 grams)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Additional flour for the countertop

Required kitchen gadgets, helper & preparations:

  • High container for the yeast-water mixture
  • Whisk
  • Mixing bowl
  • Mixer/Kitchen machine
  • Kitchen towel
  • Baking sheet + baking paper


…for the bread dough:

Crumble ½ cube of yeast into a tall container, also add 3000 milliliters of lukewarm water & 1 teaspoon of sugar & stir together with a whisk or fork until yeast and sugar have completely dissolved.

Preparing Bread Dough

Preparing Bread Dough

Next, put the yeast-water mixture along with 500 grams of flour, 100 grams fried onions, 25 grams of soft butter & a teaspoon each of salt & onion powder in a mixing bowl & knead with a food processor or a mixer with a dough hook for about 4 – 5 minutes to a smooth dough.

Then shape the dough into a ball or bread loaf on a lightly floured work surface, place the bread onto a lined baking sheet & dust with some additional flour on top. Then cover with a kitchen towel & allow to rest for 60 minutes in a warm place.

Baking Onion Bread

Baking Onion Bread

Preheat the oven to 200°C (top/bottom heat) in good time. After 60 minutes, cut the bread about 1 centimeter in length with a sharp knife and then bake in the preheated oven for about 35 – 40 minutes until gold brown & crispy.

Take the done bread out of the oven after baking time, allow to cool completely and then serve still warm. Have fun baking!

Video Tutorial:

Watch the video tutorial to see the recipe and the preparation method precisely (German Audio only, English Subtitles available):


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