Sweet Onion Pudding

Sweet Onion Pudding

Don't let the name deceive you. This Sweet Onion Pudding side dish is a holiday must-have. One online reviewer says, " It is incredible! Family REQUIRES it to part of any significant meal since 2005."


Southern Living DECEMBER 2008

  • Yield: Makes 8 servings
  • Cook time:40 Minutes
  • Prep time:20 Minutes
  • Bake:40 Minutes


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 6 medium-size sweet onions, thinly sliced
  • 6 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 1 (3-oz.) package shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Garnish: fresh thyme sprigs


1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add onions. Cook, stirring often, 30 to 40 minutes or until caramel colored; remove from heat.

2. Preheat oven to 350°. Whisk together eggs, cream, and Parmesan cheese in a large bowl. Combine flour and next 3 ingredients in a separate bowl; gradually whisk into egg mixture until blended. Stir onions into egg mixture; spoon into a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish.

3. Bake at 350° for 35 to 40 minutes or until set. Garnish, if desired.


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