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Caramelized Onion Bread

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Soft and fluffy caramelized onion bread, the aroma of the onions makes you want more and more. It was gone so fast that next time I will consider making 2 loaves.
Servings 1 servings
Prep Time 20 hrs 1 min
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 50 mins


Caramelized Onion

  • 1 large onion , chopped or thinly sliced
  • 1 bunch green onion bulbs , chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt


  • 4 cups (500g) flour
  • 1 tsp (5g) salt
  • 25 g fresh yeast (2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast)
  • 1 bunch green onion leaves , finely chopped
  • 1 ⅓ cup (320 ml) warm water
  • caramelized onion


  • In a frying pan heat oil over medium heat. Cook onion until soft and golden brown. Season with salt. Set aside to cool.
  • In a large bowl, mix flour with  green onion leaves. Dissolve the fresh yeast with salt and 1/3 cup (80 ml) water and add to the flour mixture. Add the rest of 1 cup (240 ml) water, mix everything together then add caramelized onion and knead until the dough is smooth and pulls away from the sides of the bowl. Cover it and let it sit for about 1 hour at room temperature  to rise until doubled in size.
  • On a floured surface roll the dough into a loaf. Place in a  6×10 inch (15x25cm) baking tray and leave to rise again for 30 minutes. A regular loaf pan should be as good. Optional sprinkle salt and  few green onion chopped leaves on top.
  • Preheat oven to 470F (240C). Place a small pot with  water at the base of the oven to create steam.
  • Bake for 15 minutes with steam then remove the pot with water from the oven. 
  • Reduce oven temperature to 450F (230C) and bake for another 10-15 minutes.
  • Cool on a wire rack. Let the bread cool completely before cutting.


Serving: 1gSugar: 8.8gCalories: 2214kcalSaturated Fat: 4.8gFat: 33.4gProtein: 64.6gCarbohydrates: 410g
Calories: 2214kcal
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bread, bread recipe, caramelized onion, caramelized onion bread, green onion bread, onion bread