Wednesday, 9 April 2014

3 ONIONS AND THYME CAKE





(Gluten-free version)
Use DOVE gluten-free flour
Use 10g of DOVE gluten-free baking powder
Follow the original recipe then…


i-PAD VERSION

2 red onions, 2 shallots, 2 onions (all diced) – 2 tbsp of caster sugar - 3 eggs – a few sprigs of thyme – 10cl of milk – 100g of grated Gruyere cheese – 200g of self-rising flour – 10cl of olive oil – green salad – 150g of lardons (optional) – little croutons.



In a pan, fry all the onions in a little bit of olive oil.

Add the sugar and the thyme, combine and leave to cook for 15 minutes stirring occasionally.

Meanwhile, in a bowl, whisk the eggs with the flour, milk, Gruyere and oil.

Add delicately the onions compote to the eggs mixture.

Pre-heat your oven to 180°.

Butter and line a loaf mould.

Pour the preparation in.

Cook for 25-30 minutes.

Meanwhile, prepare the salad : cook the lardons a few minutes in a pan.

In a bowl, combine the salad with the lardons and croutons. 
Drizzle with your favourite dressing.
Serve with the cake. 

For the dressing, ideas here (click here

24 comments:

  1. Never tried it before. I use onions a lot, so this is a welcome recipe. Thanks Yana

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  2. 3 onions, wow!! I usually use one type, but this is an intriguing recipe, worth trying. Ludmila

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  3. I like the bite that onions give. I will try to mae your cake tonight. Many thanks, Tamina

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  4. Oh, what a nice recipe. Onions are very healthy and add the sharpness to the dish. Eva

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    1. It's true Eva. I am sure you will appreciate it. Best, Sixte

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  5. The photo looks good. I didn't know you could mix the onions with onions. i wil make it this weekend. Cheers, Alina

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    1. Yes, I no, why not. I usually made shallots pie, or onions pie. I have decided to mix all of them. Enjoy it Alina. Best, Sixte

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  6. Interesting new recipe! Very unusual, but good to try. I like salted cakes anyway. :) Elsa

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  7. I hope my liver can take so much onion! Just joking.... This recipe is inspiring.... Valentina

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    1. Why liver ? Do you think there is a link with onions ? I am sure you will enjoy it Valentina. Best, Sixte

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  8. Hi Sixte, you introduced the salted cakes to my menu. They were very good. I am sure this one will be as well. Best, Kristina

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    1. Fingers crossed Kristina... Best, Sixte

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  9. I liked your 3 onions cake! Very filling and tasty! No more food for me today!!! Emma

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    1. Thank you Emma. It's a little bit cold outside so it will be fine...Best, Sixte

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  10. First class cake! My family approved of it. Easy to make as well. Cheers, Monica

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    1. Thank you very much Monica. Glad your family loved it! Best, Sixte

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  11. Very yummy cake. Yolanda

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    1. Thank you very much Yolanda. Best, Sixte

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  12. Onion cake was really amazing. Thanks Sixte. gemma

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    1. You're welcome Gemma. Glad you enjoyed it! Best, Sixte

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