Easy focaccia recipe : Focaccia recipe UK

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it In this video tutorial I show you how to bake this easy focaccia recipe. It is quick and simple to make and quite fluffy and delicious. When working with yeast you have to remember that how long it takes to rise depends on the weather, if it is cold it will take longer than when it is warm.

Ingredients for easy focaccia recipe

250 grams strong white bread flour

175 ml cold or warm water

1 tablespoons olive oil

2 teaspoons Italian herb mix or other herbs of your choice

1 teaspoon salt

3.5 grams yeast (half a packet of a 7 gram packet)

Topping for easy focaccia recipe

2 tablespoons olive oil

salt

Method for easy focaccia recipe

Put the flour, yeast, herbs, salt and flour in a bowl

Then add in the olive oil, and the water, mix

When too thick to mix with the wooden spoon, knead it in the bowl with your hands

Cover the bowl with clingfilm. Leave it to rise until double in size (time will vary depending on the weather. it takes longer when cold)

Prepare a baking tray with some baking paper

Put the dough on it and roll or stretch it onto the baking paper, until about 28cm x 23 cm

Cover with oiled clingfilm and leave for about an hour until puffed up (how long it takes to puff up will depend on the temperature)

Press your fingers into the dough, push all the way until you touch the cookie tray

Sprinkle some salt on top and add one tablespoon of the olive oil

Put the tray in the oven and switch it on to 200 Celsius

Bake for about 35- 40 minutes until golden brown on top

Drizzle with more olive oil when it comes out and serve.

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