Cheddar Onion Focaccia

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

My nephew proclaims this the "King" of breads! I make this for him and my dinner guests often. It's easy and fairly fool-proof with a bread machine. A great accompaniment to soup and salad! The cook time does not include the bread machine time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place first 7 ingredients in bread machine according to machine directions.
  2. Process on dough cycle.
  3. Remove dough and form into a large semi-flat round.
  4. Cover and let rise until double, approximately 45 minutes.
  5. Uncover and press cheese into dough with fingertips.
  6. Spritz or drizzle oil over the dough and sprinkle with salt.
  7. Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes or until bottom is slightly browned.
  8. Slice into pie wedges and serve.
Most Helpful

5 5

I made this to serve with Pasta e Fagioli soup. It was a good bread to pair with the soup. Then, I made it up as a gift mix with instructions to add the onions and cheese to the basic ingredients. We loved it. Mary

5 5

Had a sneaking suspicion this would be yummy, which turned out to be right. I did have to add 1/4 cup more water, but that might have been because I didn't use a bread machine. That said, while I only kneaded the dough briefly, I allowed it to rise twice (out of habit - it's what my normal focaccia recipe calls for). The first rising was for ninety minutes, then I shaped the loaf, and allowed it to rise a second time for thirty minutes before adding the toppings and baking. It's *so* good! We'll have this again, for sure. Thank you!