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Easy Savory Breads – Cheese and Onion Country Bread Recipe


By Kate Miller


No one in my family can resist the aroma of freshly baked breads. It fills every room in the house and starts tummies rumbling. I love baking my own breads as it allows me to take control of my family's health, save some money and homemade ones just taste so much better than commercially baked breads.


Bread baking doesn't have to take all day and you don't need a bread maker to make breads. Here's an easy savory bread recipe to try out; it may sound complicated at first but it's really simple, even a beginner can grasp the basics.


And I assure you, the delicious smell and taste of your freshly baked bread makes it all worth the while!

Cheese and Onion Country Bread Recipe


1  tablespoon butter

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 large onion, chopped

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese


For bread:

½ tablespoon yeast

1 cup plus ¼ cup lukewarm water

2 tablespoons butter

3½ cups bread flour

¼ cup sugar

½ teaspoon salt

1 egg, beaten


For glazing:

1 egg, beaten with 3 tablespoons milk



How to make cheese and onion bread

First, melt butter and oil in a skillet. Add chopped onion and fry over low heat for 10 minutes, without browning. Drain excess oil and set aside for later use in the bread recipe.


Mix yeast with ¼ cup lukewarm water; allow to mixture to stand till bubbly.


Dissolve butter in remaining cup of water.


Combine bread flour, sugar and salt in a mixing bowl. Add beaten eggs and buttery water.


Mix well and then add yeast.


Transfer dough to a floured surface; knead for about 5 to 10 minutes. Allow it to rise for 1 hour or until double in size.


Divide the dough into 3 equal portions; roll each one into a rectangle, sprinkle cheese and roll up. Repeat with the others.


Now, press all 3 rolls together at one end, and plait together.


Transfer to a greased baking tray and allow to rise 30 minutes.


Brush bread loaf with glaze, and sprinkle with cooked onions.


Bake at 400°F for 30 minutes, or until golden brown.




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