Foccacia Bread

Recipe by aimbrulee
READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
SERVES: 30
YIELD: 2 sheets
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Proof the yeast in the warm water and sugar for about 10 min, until foamy. In mixer bowl, combine the flour, semolina, salt, and garlic and parmesan if adding (or other ingredients you would like inside the dough). Add the olive oil to the yeast water and pour into the flour mixture. Mix with the dough hook until a smooth dough forms. It will be sticky.
  • Heavily flour a smooth suface such as a cutting board. Pour dough onto the suface, and roll dough around a bit to coat the outside with flour, then place into a large oiled bowl. Cover, and let rise until doubled.
  • When doubled, dump the dough out onto your floured surface again and coat a large knife with oil, cut the dough into 2 equal portions. Fold each dough piece into a rectangle shape the best you can, it doesn't have to be perfect, then place seam side down onto each baking sheet. Let the dough rest for a few minutes. Then with well oiled fingers spread the dough out, it may not fill the entire pan, don't spread it too thin. Brush the tops with olive oil and add your favorite toppings. Let rise again until doubled. Bake in a 400 degree oven for 15 to 20 minutes.
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