OH MY!!!!! This is so good.
Dana of Danalicious shared the recipe for Flammkuchen also known as Tarte Flambee that she found on Beyond Burgers and Bratwurst.
This is so unbelievably good.
I wasn't sure, as I was putting it together whether I was going to like it. I knew that Moe would because he loves anything with lots of onions. The creme fraiche contributes this wonderful creamy, almost cheese like flavour. Reminiscent of Quiche Lorraine.
Dana mentioned in her post that she would prefer a yeast dough. So I used French Baguette dough that had been in the fridge since Wednesday, Rolled it very thin so that the crust was crispy, but still had a little "chew" to it. I found that it took almost 25 minutes to bake rather than the 10 to 15 minutes. I think the difference was related to the yeast crust.
I highly recommend giving this recipe a try. It is sure to be come a favourite.
(from Beyond Burgers and Bratwurst)
NOTE: I use a yeast dough crust.
2 cups Flour
2.5 Tbsp Oil
2/3 cup Water
1/4 tsp salt
1 Tbsp Butter
Salt & Pepper to taste
1 clove Garlic
Preheat the oven to 450F.
Combine ingredients for crust. The dough shouldn’t be sticky and should turn smooth and slightly stretchy. Roll out the dough as thinly as possible and place on a baking sheet or pizza pan or stone.
Thinly slice onions and sauté in butter until clear (don’t caramelize). Cook bacon until crisp. I prefer to cook bacon in the oven for a nice even crispness. Finely chop garlic and add it with seasonings to the cream.
Spread the creme fraiche over the rolled out dough and top with the bacon and onions.
Bake for around 10-15 minutes, or until the dough has begun to create bubbles and you see nice browning (you don’t want burnt!).