Herb Onion Batter Bread


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Served with melted butter, this chive and basil bread is delicious with some piping hot soup.


  • 1/2 C. milk
  • 1 1/2 Tbs. granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 1/4 tsp. butter or margarine
  • 1 pkg. active dry yeast
  • 1/2 C. warm water
  • 2 1/4 C. sifted all purpose flour
  • 1 Tbs. minced fresh green onion or chives
  • 1/2 tsp. dried basil, thyme and oregano
  • 1-2 Tbs. melted butter or margarine


Scald the milk, remove from heat and stir in the sugar, salt and butter until they are dissolved. Cool to lukewarm. In a large bowl dissolve yeast in warm water. Add cooled milk mixture. Stir flour into the yeast mixture. Add the onion or chives, and herbs. Stir together until blended for about 2 minutes. Cover and let rise 45 minutes until triple in bulk. Stir down and beat vigorously for about 30 seconds. Place the dough into a greased 8" cake pan or a 9" pie pan. Bake 1 hour at 350 degrees F. When the bread is done brush with melted butter. 

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