Can you taste it? Delicious crunchy on the outside and soft and moist on the inside? Our Focaccia Bread recipe is delicious right out of the oven as it glistens with olive oil, salt and seasonings. The secret to a great Focaccia is a great tasting quality olive oil. So, if you’re planning on trying this recipe, invest in a good bottle of olive oil ~ you’ll be glad you did!
The secret to the best Focaccia bread is great tasting olive oil both in the dough as well as the topping!
Focaccia dough is a very easy dough to make similar to pizza dough however you want it proofed and very soft as you’ll be using your finger tips to poke holes to create wells all over the surface of the dough (to capture the oils and seasonings on top) after shaping it into a large rectangle.
Although Focaccia is made using olive oil, salt and seasonings, use your imagination and creativity to create your own personal style of Focaccia bread; we’ve included several topping ideas below.
Check out our related recipes that include Focaccia; our Sun Dried Tomato Pesto (appetizer), side to our Sun Dried Tomato Penne and now this is a mouth full, the base in our Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Chicken Sandwich with Roasted Veggies on Focaccia Bread.
- 1 package active dry yeast
- 1 cup warm Water
- 2 tsp granulated sugar
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 2 cups flour
- Topping Suggestions:
- extra virgin olive oil
- coarse salt
- Minced garlic cloves
- minced sun dried tomatoes
- finely sliced red onions marinated in balsamic vinegar with a few sprigs of fresh thyme
- finely sliced green and/or black olives
- Grated Parmesan Cheese
- fresh torn basil and finely sliced cherry tomatoes