Bread Machine Focaccia Bread
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Serves: 10
 
Ingredients
  • 1¾ cup warm water
  • 1 cup olive oil, divided in half
  • 1 tbsp white sugar
  • 5 cups AP flour
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 2¼ tsp bread machine yeast (or one package active dry yeast)
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp Herbs de Provence
Instructions
  1. Place the warm water, ½ cup olive oil, sugar, flour, salt and yeast into the bowl of the bread machine according to bread machine instructions
  2. Set the bread machine to Dough setting and press Start
  3. When the dough cycle has completed, pour the other ½ cup of olive oil onto a half sheet pan (or standard baking sheet)
  4. Place the dough in the sheet pan and turn it over a few times to fully coat it with olive oil
  5. Begin kneading, pushing and stretching the dough to fill the entire pan
  6. Cover and let rise for about an hour
  7. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 425 degrees F
  8. Sprinkle the kosher salt and Herbs de Provence over the dough
  9. Bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes
Recipe by Finding My Happy Place at http://findingmyhappyplace.com/?p=285