Focaccia

by

Good Housekeeping

POSTED Wed, 15 January 2020

Serves

12

Total Time

193 MINS

Calories

165

Whether plain, herbed or embellished with a topping, focaccia is the ideal accompaniment for an Italian meal. Fill with meats, cheeses or grilled vegetables for irresistible sandwiches.

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    INGREDIENTS


  • Water icon
    Water

    ½ cup (about 120 g)warm

  • Active dried yeast icon
    Active dried yeast

    7.09 g (about 1 ¾ teaspoons)

  • Sugar icon
    Sugar

    1 teaspoon (about 4.25 g)

  • Plain flour icon
    Plain flour

    3 ¾ cups (about 486 g)

  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil

    2 tablespoons (about 27.3 g)

  • Salt icon
    Salt

    1 ½ teaspoons (about 9 g)

  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil

    as needed

  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt

    as needed

    METHOD


  • 1. Add water, active dried yeast and sugar to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 2. Stir until dissolved
  • 3. Let rest until foamy - 5 min
  • 4. Add water, plain flour, olive oil and salt to the dough
  • 5. Mix until combined
  • 6. Turn out on lightly-floured surface
  • 7. Knead until elastic - approx 7 min
  • 8. Grease a clean large mixing bowl with olive oil
  • 9. Transfer dough to large mixing bowl
  • 10. Cover with plastic wrap
  • 11. Let rest large mixing bowl until doubled - 1 hr
  • 12. Grease a clean jelly roll pan lightly with olive oil
  • 13. Punch down large mixing bowl
  • 14. Flatten content of large mixing bowl onto jelly roll pan
  • 15. Cover with plastic wrap
  • 16. Let rest until doubled - 45 min
  • 17. Press an indentation
  • 18. Drizzle with olive oil
  • 19. Sprinkle with sea salt
  • 20. Cover with plastic wrap
  • 21. Let rest until doubled - 45 min
  • 22. Pre-heat oven - 230°C
  • 23. Bake until light golden - 18 min, 230°C, low rack

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