Honey Garlic Focaccia with Rosemary and Roasted Peppers

Recipe by Gingerbear




  • In large bowl, combine 2 cups flour, undissolved yeast and salt.
  • Heat water, 4 T honey and oil until very warm (120° to 130°F); stir into dry ingredients.
  • Stir in garlic and enough remaining flour to make soft dough.
  • Knead on lightly floured surface until smooth and elastic, about 6 to 8 minutes.
  • Cover; let rest 10 minutes.
  • Divide dough into 6 equal pieces.
  • Roll each to 4 x 5-inch oval.
  • Sprinkle 2 large baking sheets with cornmeal.
  • Place dough pieces on sheets.
  • Sprinkle each piece with 1 tablespoon roasted pepper and 1/4 teaspoon rosemary.
  • Cover; let rise in warm, draft-free place until doubled in size, about 30 to 45 minutes.
  • Bake at 400 °F for 12 to 15 minutes or until done.
  • Warm remaining 1 tablespoon honey; drizzle on top of focaccias.
  • Remove from sheets; cool on wire rack.
  • Bread Machine Variation 1 (all-size machines): Measure 2-2/3 cups flour, yeast, salt, water, 1/4 cup honey, oil and garlic into bread machine pan as suggested by manufacturer.
  • Process on dough/manual cycle.
  • When complete, remove dough to floured surface; knead in additional flour if necessary to make dough easy to handle.
  • Roll out dough and proceed as directed.