Category: Breads of the World

Onion French Bread

Makes: 1 Onion French Bread
Oven: 200 °C / 400 °F
Preparation Time: 1 hour and 40 minutes
Baking Time: 20 - 25 minutes
Ingredients:
500 g Cake flour (4 x 250 ml / 4 cups)
10 ml Salt (2 tsp)
5 ml Sugar (1 tsp)
45 g Margarine (3 tbsp)
10 g Anchor Instant Yeast (1 packet)
300 ml Lukewarm water (approx. 1¼ cups)
2   Onions, chopped and fried
6   Onion Rings, fried
Method:
  1. Mix all dry ingredients together, then rub the margarine into the flour with the fingertips. Add the Anchor Instant Yeast and mix.
  2. Add enough lukewarm water to form a soft dough and knead the dough well until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes.
  3. Place the dough on a lightly floured surface, cover with greased plastic and leave to rest for 5 minutes.
  4. Knock the dough down, and work the chopped onion evenly into the dough. Roll into a round shape and press flat, keeping the round shape.
  5. Place onto a greased baking tray and place onion rings on top. Cover with greased plastic and allow to rise in a warm place until double in volume, about 20 – 25 minutes.
  6. Bake in a preheated oven at 200 °C / 400 °F for 20 – 25 minutes, or until golden brown.