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You Guys, This Cheesy German Bread Bowl Is So Damn Good


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Flammkuchen Bread Bowl

Recipe by: Thilo Kasper

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Servings: 4

1 loaf dark sourdough bread

1 ½ cups sour cream

½ red onion, diced

3 pieces bacon or pancetta, cubed  

2-3 tablespoons butter

1 cup gruyère cheese, grated

Pepper to taste


1. Preheat oven to 480°F/250˚C.

2. Fry the bacon and the onions in a pan.

3. Mix fried onions, bacon, and sour cream in a bowl and season with pepper.

4. Cut off the top of the bread and remove the inside with a spoon.

5. Fill the bread with the sour cream mixture and cover with gruyère cheese.

6. Spread butter on the leftover bread, cut into thick chunks, and place on a

baking tray together with the bread bowl.

7. Bake for 15 minutes or until the bread is crispy and the cheese golden brown.

8. Enjoy!