A butter bath sponger is the perfect way to make the perfect sponge for dipping your bread, pasta, pasta salad or anything else you need a quick fix.
It’s simple to make and will help to keep your bread moist and fresh, but it’s even more versatile.
Find out how to make it here.
3:50 Butter bath sponge ingredients 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 small garlic clove, finely minced 1 large egg 1 cup chopped parsley 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, shredded 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons pepper 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Instructions Heat oven to 180C (350F).
Peel and thinly slice the onion, garlic and egg.
Combine the egg, parsley and cheese in a medium bowl and stir well.
Place the garlic and onion in a large mixing bowl and mix well.
Add salt, pepper and black pepper to taste.
Add the flour and mix to combine.
Sprinkle the bread on top and bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
Remove from the oven and let cool.
While the bread is baking, prepare the filling.
Melt the butter in a saucepan and add the bread.
Stir well and cook for 1 minute.
Pour the mixture into the sponge and mix thoroughly.
Place into the oven for 15-20 minutes or on the counter for 15.
While you’re waiting for the sponge to cool, prepare your pasta salad.
Heat a medium saucepan over a medium heat and add 1 cup of olive oil.
Once the oil is hot, add 1-2 tablespoons of pasta and saute until the pasta has softened and cooked down.
Add chopped basil and oregano to taste and stir in.
Once it’s ready, add the chopped parsleys and mozzarellis.
Cover the pasta salad with the filling and serve immediately.