Hopewell’s Focaccia Bread

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

During your stay at Hopewell, there’s a good chance you’ll smell fresh bread wafting over the property. There’s nothing like homemade focaccia bread and making it couldn’t be easier!

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Focaccia Bread
Prep Time
45 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
1 hrs
 
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp yeast
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 fresh rosemary or other herbs
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients into a bread maker and set to the dough cycle.

  2. If making by hand, mix the yeast, olive oil, sugar and warm water together in a bowl and leave for 20 minutes in a warm place to allow the yeast to activate.

  3. Add the flour and salt to form a dough. Knead and place in a bowl and allow to rise for another 20 minutes.

  4. Roll out dough in a circle and brush with extra olive oil. Allow to rise for 30 minutes then dimple with fingers and sprinkle with rock salt (optional - chopped olives/parmesan cheese)

  5. Bake at 200C for 10 - 15 minutes or until golden brown

Recipe Notes