Easy Focaccia Bread Recipe
This easy focaccia bread recipe, also known as blitz bread, is quick to make, bakes in a 9x13 pan, and is delicious with any meal.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Rising Time 1 hour
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12 servings
- 1 1/2 C 12 ounces warm water
- 3 Tbsp 1 1/4 ounces olive oil (plus additional for drizzling)
- 1 1/4 tsp salt
- 3 1/2 C 14 ¾ ounces all-purpose flour
- 1 Tbsp instant yeast
- 1/2 tsp garlic salt
- 3 tsp dried herbs I used Italian Seasoning
- dried herbs for sprinkling
Lightly grease a 9" x 13" pan, and drizzle 1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil in the bottom.
Combine all of the ingredients, except the dried herbs for sprinkling, and beat at high speed with an electric mixer for 60 seconds.
Scoop the sticky batter into the prepared pan, cover the pan, and let it rise at room temperature for 60 minutes, till it is puffy.
While the dough is rising, preheat the oven to 375°F.
Gently poke the dough all over with your index finger.
Drizzle it lightly with olive oil, and sprinkle with the dried herbs of your choice, if desired.
Bake the bread till it’s golden brown, 35 to 40 minutes.
Remove it from the oven, wait 5 minutes, then turn it out of the pan onto a rack. Serve warm or at room temperature.
To make cheese-stuffed bread: Add 1 cup crumbled feta cheese to the dough after it's been kneaded for 60 seconds
Calories: 167kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 342mg | Potassium: 48mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 2.2mg