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A slice cut out of a rosemary focaccia
Rustic Grape and Rosemary Focaccia Bread
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Proofing Time
2 hrs
Total Time
2 hrs 30 mins
 

Rosemary Focaccia Bread, the most delicious homemade Italian bread that can be enjoyed as a side dish or just on its own. It's a lot easier to make than you think, and a lot tastier than any store-bought version. Full of flavour, and baked to perfection, my rosemary focaccia is a real treat. It tastes absolutely amazing, and it has a delicate olive oil kick that is hard to miss. Add any veggies to it, and you'll love every single bite!

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: homemade bread
Servings: 1 bread
Calories: 1780 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
Ingredients
  • 325 g strong white bread flour
  • 2 tsp dried fast-action yeast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 200 ml warm water
to finish:
  • 30 ml warm water
  • 30 ml olive oil
  • 1 tbsp dried rosemary
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, sift the flour, add the yeast, salt, water and oil, and knead well into a dough for at least 5 minutes.

  2. Add more flour if necessary, until the dough no longer sticks to the hands and is stretchy.

  3. Brush with olive oil, cover with a clean towel, and leave to proof for 2 hours or until it doubles in size.

  4. Use a rolling pin to roll into a circle, then transfer to a baking tray and leave to prove again for at least 30 minutes.

  5. Mix the warm water with oil and rosemary, and drizzle it over the dough.

  6. Use your finger to poke the dough in several places

  7. Bake in the preheated oven at 220 degrees Celsius (430 Fahrenheit) for 20 minutes or until golden.

Recipe Notes
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Nutrition Facts
Rustic Grape and Rosemary Focaccia Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1780 Calories from Fat 567
% Daily Value*
Fat 63g97%
Saturated Fat 9g45%
Sodium 2358mg98%
Potassium 577mg16%
Carbohydrates 259g86%
Fiber 16g64%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 43g86%
Vitamin A 63IU1%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 74mg7%
Iron 16mg89%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.