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Onion Quick Bread

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  Unsifted all purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Whole wheat flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Melted shortening/Oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Buttermilk/Sour milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Light molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Melted shortening/Oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
  Finely chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
  Caraway seeds/Sesame seeds 2 Teaspoon

Combine dry ingredients, and add buttermilk, molasses and shortening.
Mix thoroughly but lightly.
Add onion; sprinkle 2 teaspoons caraway seeds over batter, and fold in.
Scrape into well-greased 9" x 5" x 3" loaf pan.
Top may be sprinkled with additional caraway and sesame seeds.
Bake at 350 °F. 60 minutes or until done.
Un-mold on rack.
Serve when still slightly warm with butter and cottage cheese, sliced apples, pears or bunches of grapes.
Makes 1 loaf.
Note: If well wrapped, bread will keep moist for days, and freezes extremely well.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2637 Calories from Fat 844

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 96 g147.3%

Saturated Fat 17.1 g85.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 4752.4 mg198%

Total Carbohydrates 400 g133.5%

Dietary Fiber 27.5 g109.8%

Sugars 101.4 g

Protein 55 g110.1%

Vitamin A 78.6% Vitamin C 23.4%

Calcium 91.2% Iron 134.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Onion Quick Bread Recipe