Italian Pan Bread aka Focaccia

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READY IN: 1hr
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Add all dry ingredients to a mixer bowl or to a food processor with bread attachment in place.
  • Mix dry ingredients on low speed for about two minutes.
  • Measure out warm water and oil into a bowl or measuring cup and at both to the dry as it mixes for another two minutes on low speed.
  • After two minutes increase your mixers speed to medium for another six minutes.
  • Dust counter top with flour, on the counter form dough in to a ball and let it proof covered for about 10 minutes.
  • Spray the edges of your baking sheet, place baking paper on surface without allow any wrinkles, and sprinkle evenly with corn meal.
  • After the dough has proofed for ten minutes spank it flat to force out any air bubbles.
  • Place dough on baking sheet and roll out until it is about an inch thick or until it is an inch from all sides of the sheet.
  • Poke the surface of the dough with your finger creating little craters.
  • Brush with olive oil and place in the oven at the lowest setting along with a bowl of water.
  • Let dough rest and rise for twenty minutes.
  • Turn oven up to 400 degrees.
  • Bake bread for about twenty minutes.
  • You can test for doneness by measuring the internal temperature.
  • Once it reaches about 190 degrees it is done.
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