Onion tart or German Zwiebelkuchen

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    Recipe Ingredients for 3-4 servings



    of onion tart or german Zwiebelkuchen:

    for the dough:
    250 g flour
    100 ml milk

    pinch of sugar
    1 teasp. of salt

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    20 g yeast
    20 g sunflower oil

    for the filling of the onion tart or Zwiebelkuchen:
    500-600 g onions
    200 ml cream
    250 g curd cheese, light
    1 teasp. ground caraway
    3 teasp. salt
    1-2 teasp. ground pepper
    100 g grated gouda cheese
    2-3 teasp. chopped parsley



    This recipe is dedicated to Susan from thespicegarden.blogspot.com and everyone who likes german food!

    This baking recipe is a variation of the typical german Zwiebelkuchen or onion tart. Once we had forgotten to buy ham Kristin just left it out.


    Preparation of this traditional german onion tarte recipe:

    1. Make a soft yeast dough out flour, milk, yeast, sugar, sunflower oil.

    2. Cut the cleaned onions in fine slices. Fry the onions in a buttered pan until they are light golden then add salt, pepper, cream, quark, ground cumin and mix everything until you get a filling of creamy consistency.
    Onion tart or german zwiebelkuchenOnion tart or german zwiebelkuchen

    3. Preheat the oven on 180°C, place the 1cm thick rolled out yeast dough in a buttered springform pan and bake it for 10 minutes.

    4. Now take out the springform pan, pour onion filling on the partbaked dough and then top it with the gouda cheese.

    5. Bake the onion tart or Zwiebelkuchen for about 15 minutes until the cheese on top is golden brown.

    6. Afterwards let the onion tart or Zwiebelkuchen rest outside the oven for about 20 minutes that the quark can coagulate.

    7. Serve your german onion tart or Zwiebelkuchen together with a nice glas of german white wine!

    A piece of german onion tart


    Onion tart or Zwiebelkuchen can be served with:
    sour creme
    white wines

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    5 Responses to “Onion tart or German Zwiebelkuchen”

    1. Velva says:

      Holy cow! This looks delicious. A beautiful autumn meal.

    2. A-Man says:

      Thx. Velva and Fred!

    3. Jenny says:

      Seriously, I love onions and you recipe looks very good and perfect for me. I want to eat! Miam ! 🙂
      Jenny´s last blog post ..Porcoburger

    4. Liz says:

      Interesting, I’m not sure I’ve seen anything like it. Onions are great 🙂
      Liz´s last blog post ..Green wheat with apricots and pecans

    5. A-Man says:

      Thank you, Liz. Have a nice day!

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