Super Quick Garlic & Olive "better Than" Focaccia

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Chez Desirée

This is from "Quick & Simple" by James Barber and it sure is! I usually make it in a round pie tin, not the baking sheet he recommends. I don't add the black olives because I don't care for them. This was titled as just a focaccia but after PAC with Dwynnie reviewing my recipe she mentioned that it has a bit of a biscut type texture so we came up with a new name. Enjoy!

Top Review by Dwynnie

This was a good, very easy, quick bread with a bowl of soup! It has more of a biscuit-like texture than some focaccia (as there is no yeast) and wonderful flavor! A keeper! Thank you!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift the flour, salt and baking powder into a medium sized bowl.
  2. Stir in the olive oil and garlic then add the water or milk to make a dough.
  3. Knead gently on floured board.
  4. Roll into round shape and pat onto an ungreased 8" round flat pizza dish, baking tray or put into a pie pan.
  5. Poke holes all over with your fingers.
  6. Drizzle with a little olive oil and some grated parmesan cheese and bake for 12-15 minutes in a 400F/200C oven.
  7. Serve with chopped black olives in the indentations and olive oil and balsamic vinegar to dip.

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