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5 from 2 votes

Focaccia Bread Recipe

Focaccia bread is a simple classic that you can dress up or down any way you like.
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Bread
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: focaccia bread, focaccia bread recipe, homemade focaccia
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 192kcal
Author: Stef


  • 3 1/2 C all-purpose flour added in parts
  • 1 tsp white sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp active dry yeast
  • 1 C warm water
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 tbsp olive oil


  • In the bowl of an electric mixer, mix 1 cup flour, sugar, salt, and yeast.
  • Mix in warm water, vegetable oil, and egg until dough is moist.
  • Beat on medium for 2 additional minutes.
  • Stir in 1 3/4 cup flour while beating until dough pulls away from the side of the bowl.
  • Remove dough from the bowl and knead in 3/4 cup flour on floured surface.
  • Cover dough and let sit for 5 minutes.
  • Place dough on a greased baking sheet. Roll out to a 12 inch circle (or whatever shape you choose).
  • Cover with plastic wrap and a cloth towel.
  • Place in a warm place for 30 minutes.
  • Uncover dough, and poke holes in it with a spoon handle at 1 inch intervals.
  • Drizzle olive oil on dough.
  • Bake at 400 F for 17 to 27 minutes, until just golden.


Calories: 192kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 201mg | Potassium: 53mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1.8mg