Focaccia With Cheese and Onion Topping

Recipe by Lizzie in NZ
READY IN: 3hrs 58mins
YIELD: 1 Foccacia




  • Place the ingredients into your ABM in the order specified for your machine. Set it on the dough cycle.
  • When the dough cycle has beeped, LEAVE the dough in the machine for another 30 minutes. It will continue to rise again.
  • Preheat your oven to 190°C Grease a 9 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 1/2 inch pan with some cooking spray or a little olive oil.
  • Tip out your dough onto a lightly floured work area and roll into a rectangle to fit baking pan. You will hear all the air bubbles popping as you roll.
  • Once the air bubbles are gone, place in pan, patting it into the corners.
  • Leave to rise for 15-20 minutes. While dough is rising prepare topping.
  • Melt butter in a large skillet and sauté the onion rings on medium heat until golden and caramelized, about 6-8 minutes. Set aside to cool slightly. Have your ham cubed and cheese grated and set aside. Now back to the dough.
  • Make indentations with forefinger approximately 1 inch apart all over dough.
  • Place caramelized onions evenly over dough. Scatter the ham over, and then sprinkle the cheese on top. Sprinkle with Italian seasoning and coarsely ground black pepper.
  • Bake at 190 degrees C for 15-18 minutes.