Christmas Focaccia

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READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large bowl combine warm water and oil.
  • Add 1 1/2 cups flour, 3 tablespoons sugar, yeast, salt, lemon peel, and cinnamon; beat for 2 minutes at medium speed.
  • By hand, stir in cherries, walnuts, currants, and 1 1/2 cups flour until dough pulls cleanly away from sides of bowl.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and let rise in warm place till double--45-60 minutes.
  • Grease a cookie sheet.
  • Remove dough and place on cookie sheet and with greased hands, gently knead and stretch and press dough to form a 12" round circle.
  • Brush with melted butter and prick several times with a fork.
  • Cover and let rise in warm place till light and double--about 40-50 minutes.
  • Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons sugar and bake for 15-20 minutes or till golden.
  • Remove and place on platter or serving tray; cool for 10 min and cut into wedges.
  • Serve warm with a nice cream cheese spread or a lemon butter spread.
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