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Buttermilk Onion Bread

This oniony bread is perfect for hearty sandwiches or serve it warm with a hot dinner. “This bread smells wonderful while baking,” says Joan Powers of East Wenatchee, Washington.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 3 hours
  • Makes
    1 loaf (16 slices)


  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons warm buttermilk (70° to 80°)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2-1/2 cups bread flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast


  • In bread machine pan, place all ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select basic bread setting. Choose crust color and loaf size if available. Bake according to bread machine directions (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed).
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 99 calories, 1g fat (1g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 245mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.

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  • resalee
    Jun 27, 2020

    This is the most flavorful bread machine bread I've ever made. Love it!

  • jmkasprak
    Aug 30, 2012

    DH tasted this and said, "this reminds me of Thanksgiving stuffing." I have to agree. It's a soft bread and it has a nice onion/herb flavor. I highly recommend this recipe.

  • msdaisey
    Apr 9, 2011

    wonderful taste -smells so good also!

  • kim1026
    Apr 11, 2010

    This bread is delicious! It also smells sooo good while baking. A definite keeper!

  • angelasandoval
    Nov 10, 2009

    A nice dense hearty bread. Very tasty!