CHEESY ONION BREAD WITH BACON

Onion bread with cheese and bacon will become a favorite recipe.

Onion bread is wonderful with most any soup or with a meal.   We love the onion taste and the cheese and bacon just makes it that much better. A great easy bread to make any time and impress your family and friends.  Slather with butter for a delicious treat.

Onion bread makes a great gift.

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon sugar

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon poppy seed

1 teaspoon parsley flakes

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 cup buttermilk

1/2 cup or 8 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

2 eggs

1/2 cup onion, finely chopped

5 slices bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled, optional

1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

In a large bowl whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, poppy seeds, parsley flakes and garlic powder.  In a smaller bowl whisk together buttermilk,  melted butter and eggs. Add to dough mixture.  Fold in crumbled bacon, shredded cheese and onion.  Mix well with a spoon.   Spray a 9 x 4 inch bread pan with cooking spray.  Add bread dough and bake in preheated 350 degree oven 45 to 50 minutes.  Let cool in pan for about 10 minutes.  Makes 1 loaf.  Enjoy!
If you like this recipe, you might also like my recipe for Quick Molasses Oat Bread.

 
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Cheesy Onion Bread

Add this cheesy onion bread to your favorite meal! 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 loaf

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seed
  • 1 teaspoon parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup or 8 tablespoons butter or margarine melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup onion finely chopped
  • 5 slices bacon cooked crisp and crumbled, optional
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  • In a large bowl whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, poppy seeds, parsley flakes and garlic powder
  • In a smaller bowl whisk together buttermilk, melted butter and eggs. Add to dough mixture.
  • Fold in crumbled bacon, shredded cheese and onion. Mix well with a spoon. Spray a 9 x 4 inch bread pan with cooking spray. Add bread dough and bake in preheated 350 degree oven 45 to 50 minutes. Let cool in pan for about 10 minutes. Makes 1 loaf.

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17 Comments

  1. Hi there the recipe looks so tasty l can,t wait to try it, is there a chance you can freeze it till its time to use it, thank you .5 stars

  2. Headed back home tomorrow to Louisville from Chesapeake, VA to help my Mom with Breast Cancer surgery…I’ll make this with some of this when I make some Vegetable Beef Soup…I bet this will be yummy!

  3. I wonder if ya used Lipton onion soup in place of the Onion if it would give it a deeper richer taste? sounds like this would be WONDERFUL for onion soup with all the melty cheese on top.!! now I want onion soup…LOL

      1. I know this is an old post but I agree with you Onion Soup Mix sounds great. I add one pkg to my vegetable beef soup and it is fantastic.5 stars

  4. You are a woman after my heart,this is going to be the star of the meal,,matter of fact sounds good enough to eat all my it’s self! Thanks for this..

  5. Yummy, Made this to go with my Mushroom & Dijon Pork Chops with Potatoes and Green Beans Almondine… My family went crazy for it. Gonna make 2 loafs for family dinner next Sunday…thanks for sharing! I have a photo of it on my fb page along with your link for my friends to try.5 stars

    1. Thank you Ronda! Happy your family enjoyed this bread and thanks for recommending to your friends as well. Hope you are having a good weekend.

  6. This looks lovely! I have been on a bit of a bread making kick lately. Actually whipping up a focaccia bread now. Its resting as I type! 🙂 This is a delicious bread I look forward to trying.

  7. Looks very similar to a recipe my parents used to make, delicious! Great with homemade soups too. 🙂 Thanks, might just have to put one together for dinner tonight!

  8. Sounds amazing! Love the combo of all the flavors…and would be good with soup that I seem to make often. Thanks Judy!

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