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Amish Onion Cake

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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • -------------------------------SEASONING MIX-------------------------------
  • 1 tb Poppy seeds
  • 1 1/2 ts Paprika
  • 1 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Onion powder
  • 3/4 ts Marjoram
  • 3/4 ts Freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 ts White pepper
  • 1/2 ts Dillweed


4 tb Butter
3 1/2 c Onion; chopped
2 lg Eggs
1 c Sour cream
2 tb Butter; melted
1 tb Dark brown sugar
2 c All-purpose flour
1/4 c Cornstarch
2 tb Sugar
4 ts Baking powder
1/2 c Butter (cold); cut up
3 lg Eggs
1/2 c Milk

Preheat oven to 425. Grease 10-inch springform pan. Seasoning Mix: In small
bowl combine poppy seeds, paprika, salt, onion powder, marjoram, peppers
and dillweed. Set aside. Melt 4 tablespoons butter in large skillet over
medium high heat. Add chopped onions and cook until golden (10-15 minutes).
Add 4 teaspoons of the Seasoning Mix and cook until fragrant, 30 seconds.
Remove from heat and set aside. In medium bowl whisk eggs, sour cream, 2
tablespoons melted butter and dark brown sugar. Set aside. Combine flour,
cornstarch, sugar, baking powder and remaining Seasoning Mix in food
processor. With machine on add 1/2 cup cold butter, cut up; process until
mixture resembles fine crumbs. In large bowl, whisk 3 large eggs and 1/2
cup milk. Stir in flour mixture just until moistened. Spread batter evenly
into prepared pan. Spread onion mixture evenly over batter. Top with a
layer of sour-cream mixture. Bake 25 to 30 minutes until top is golden and
bubbly. Cool 10 minutes, then remove sides of pan. Cut cake into wedges and
serve warm or at room temperature.

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