Onion Bread with Sesame Seeds

Onion Bread with Sesame Seeds

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I enjoy making this recipe for Onion Bread with Sesame Seeds when I bake a roast or serve beef. It smells delicious, and everyone loves the flavor, tender crumb, and the rustic appearance. Serve with butter, or even for sandwiches. 

Slicing Onion Bread on Cutting Board

For this recipe you’ll need two special ingredients: dry onion soup mix and sesame seeds. Everything else is standard pantry staples.

 

Ingredients for Onion Bread with Sesame Seeds

  • whole milk
  • butter
  • all-purpose flour
  • dry onion soup mix
  • granulated sugar
  • instant yeast
  • kosher salt
  • large egg
  • egg wash (egg and water)
  • sesame seeds

 

Instructions for Making This Recipe

Ingredients for This Recipe

Gather your ingredients so that you have everything close at hand on the counter or table.

In a small saucepan, heat the whole milk with butter until the butter starts to melt. Remove from heat.

In a large mixing bowl with an attached dough hook, combine 3 cups of all-purpose flour, onion soup mix, granulated sugar, instant yeast, and kosher salt.

Add in the lukewarm milk mixture. Stir in the large egg. Beat together to combine.

Turn out onto a floured surface and add the remaining flour. Knead until smooth and silky, 5-7 minutes.

Place in a greased bowl. Cover and allow to rise until double.

Allow Mounds of Dough to Rise

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Punch down dough. Cut into two pieces and form into mounds. Place on parchment paper. Allow to rise for 30-40 minutes until double.

 Brushing Loaves with Egg Wash and Seeds

Mix together the egg and water to make an egg wash. Brush each loaf with the beaten egg wash and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

As an alternative to Sesame Seeds, you could also use Everything Bagel Seasonings. Your choice! 

Removing Baked Bread from Oven with Pizza Peel

Bake in preheated oven for 35-40 minutes until golden brown. Place on wire racks to cool. Makes 2 rustic loaves.

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Recipe for Onion Bread with Sesame Seeds

Onion Bread with Sesame Seeds

This is a recipe I enjoy making when I bake a roast or serve beef. It smells delicious and makes a tender loaf of bread your family will love.
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Course: Breads
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Onion Soup Mix, Rustic Bread, Sesame Seeds
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Rising Time: 2 hours 40 minutes
Total Time: 3 hours 45 minutes
Servings: 16

Equipment

KitchenAid Mixer
Pastry Brush
Pizza Peel
Baking Stone

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 envelope dry onion soup mix
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons instant yeast
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 whole beaten egg
  • 1 whole egg + 1 tablespoon water to make egg wash
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds for topping

Instructions

  • Gather your ingredients so that you have everything close at hand on the counter or table. 
  • In a small saucepan, heat the whole milk with butter until the butter begins to melt. Remove from heat. 
  • In a large mixing bowl with an attached dough hook, combine 3 cups of all-purpose flour, onion soup mix, granulated sugar, instant yeast, and kosher salt.
  • Add in the lukewarm milk mixture. Stir in the large beaten egg until combined.
  • Turn out onto a floured surface and add the remaining flour. Knead until smooth and silky, 5-7 minutes.
  • Place in a greased bowl. Cover and allow to rise until double, approximately 60-90 minutes.
  • Preheat oven with baking stone to 350 degrees. Punch down dough. Cut into two pieces and form into mounds. Place on parchment paper. Cover with cotton dish towel and allow to rise for 30-40 minutes until double.

Prepare Egg Wash and Topping

  • In a small bowl, mix together the egg and water to make an egg wash.
  • Brush each loaf with the beaten egg wash and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Using a pizza peel, transfer each loaf on parchment paper to the baking stone in the preheated oven. Bake for 35-40 minutes until golden brown. Makes 2 rustic loaves.

Notes

*Unless otherwise indicated, all butter used on this recipe site is salted. 

Nutrition

Calories: 217kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 334mg | Potassium: 92mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 209IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 2mg
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