Vidalia Onion Custard Bread
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
- 1 large sweet onion, halved and sliced
- 3 tablespoons butter, divided
- 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 large egg
- 1-1/4 cups 2% milk
- 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided
- 1 teaspoon poppy seeds
- In a large skillet, cook onion in 2 tablespoons butter over medium-low heat until very tender and lightly browned, about 15 minutes.
- In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Whisk egg and milk; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Set aside 2 tablespoons onion mixture; fold remaining mixture into batter. Fold in 1/2 cup cheese.
- Pour into a greased 9-in. pie plate. Top with remaining cheese and reserved onion mixture. Sprinkle with poppy seeds. Melt remaining butter; drizzle over the top.
- Bake at 400° for 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes on a wire rack. Cut into wedges; serve warm. Refrigerate leftovers.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 173 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 326mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.
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Nov 26, 2014
I really want to try this bread - could it be frozen, and re-warmed before serving?
Jul 2, 2010
My sister shared this recipe with me so I decided to make it with a twist. I only had half a Vidalia onion so I added 3 cloves of minced garlic to the onions as they cooked. I added fresh chopped parsley and fresh thyme to the batter. This bread is delicious and quick to make. I envision making this bread in the fall to be served with homemade soups and stew.
Oct 11, 2009
Great with pasta and a salad.