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Onion Quick Bread

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Ingredients
  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
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Party

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