Focaccia Bread, So Yummy!!

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Shawn A

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@Ellabean3

I don't think I've met a Bread I didn't like!! I have made this plain and with herbs. You can choose for yourself what herbs you want to use, I personally do not like oregano eww.. I have never liked the flavor or the smell something about it just turns me off. I have used rosemary and garlic this was to die for :) So just play with this recipe and make to your liking:)

This is not the focaccia bread in the pic it is my ciabatta bread, I didnt have a pic of the focaccia yet :( I will post one as soon as I make it again

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Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

  • 4-4 1/4 c
    flour
  • 1/2 c
    water, warm
  • 1 tsp
    active dry yeast
  • 1 c
    water, warm
  • 2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • ·
    coarse sea salt

How to Make Focaccia Bread, So Yummy!!

Step-by-Step

  1. You will need to make the sponge first, in a bowl combine 1/2 cup flour and 1/2 cup warm water and yeast mix until smooth a and cover and let stand over night at room temp.
  2. Next day, slowly add 1 cup a warm water and 2 tsp of salt and add just enough flour to make a dough when the dough starts to pull away from the sides of the bowl, turn out onto a floured surface knead in enough of the remaining flour to make a stiff dough that is smooth and elastic around 10 minutes. Place dough in a greased bowl and cover, let rise in a warm place until double.
  3. Turn dough out onto a floured baking sheet place the bowl over top of the dough and let rest for 30 minutes
  4. While dough is resting pre heat oven to 475
  5. Shape dough into a circle around 10 or 11 inches, use your finger tips lightly not to over stretch or deflate dough
  6. Make 1/2 inch indentations every 2 inches, brush with olive oil and sprinkle with coarse salt
  7. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
    ENJOY!!!

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