SIMPLE BREAD

Homemade Focaccia Recipe

...you can do it!

"Who said making focaccia has to be complicated?"

LEARN HOW TO MAKE FOCACCIA AT HOME

If you can mix flour and water in a bowl, you can make focaccia bread.

EASY

CRISPY CRUST

Thanks to a simple technique, this focaccia recipe makes a crispy crust and light interior.

ENOUGH FOR A PARTY

Makes a large pan of focaccia bread for a gathering or freeze for later!

Grab a large mixing bowl and sheet pan.

STUFF TO DO

Assemble all your ingredients

Play your favorite baking playlist.

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INGREDIENTS

water yeast sugar flour olive oil sea salt kosher salt

01

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

mix the dough

Mix the water, yeast, sugar, flour and salt in a bowl and stir together.

02

WHAT YOU'LL DO

When using instant yeast, make sure to add the salt last so as to not "break" the yeast.

Dough Tip

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knead the dough

together for 4-5 minutes until smooth.

03

WHAT YOU'LL DO

first rise

allow the dough to rise in a bowl for a couple of hours until it's happy.

04

WHAT YOU'LL DO

second rise

pour a lot of oil in a sheet pan...this is key!

05

WHAT YOU'LL DO

second rise

spread the dough into the oiled pan and "type" dimples with your fingertips. Pour a salty brine overtop and allow to rise for the second time.

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WHAT YOU'LL DO

"Made it today and it’s even better than I expected. I did a two hour rise first because I didn’t have three hours. Otherwise followed the instructions.  Added fresh chopped rosemary and sprinkled garlic salt. Got it ready to use with a charcuterie board. Amazing!."

Bake until crispy...you have just made homemade focaccia bread!

Meet Lori

I believe good comfort food is approachable, has a kiss of Italian flavor, and shouldn't take hours to make. Grab a seat at the table!