Make focaccia in an hour. Or a little longer if your bread machine doesn't have a pizza cycle. Also great as a pizza dough! I personally use 2 cups unbleached bread flour and 1 cup whole wheat flour. As with most recipes I have created - they are a base on which to build.

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
20 mins
additional:
30 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Toppings:

Directions

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  • Place 1 cup plus 3 tablespoons water, 1 tablespoon olive oil, bread flour, white sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, and active dry yeast, respectively, in the pan of a bread machine. Select pizza cycle; press Start.

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  • Combine crushed garlic and 1/3 cup olive oil in a small bowl. Set aside to let it steep, about 30 minutes.

  • Combine Parmesan cheese, parsley, onion powder, and herbes de Provence in another small bowl.

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Grease a large rimmed baking sheet with olive oil.

  • Deflate dough and turn out into the baking sheet. Stretch dough gently out to 1/2-inch thickness, using your fingers to make dimples that will hold the toppings.

  • Pour garlic and oil mixture onto dough and spread it evenly over the dough and edges with your hands. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese mixture evenly on top. Sprinkle dough with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from the oven and transfer from the baking sheet to a rack. Let cool, 5 minutes. Cut into squares with a pizza cutter.

Cook's Notes:

Substitute Romano cheese for the Parmesan if desired.

Substitute and Italian herb blend for the herbes de Provence if preferred.

If your machine doesn't have a pizza cycle, select dough cycle.

Nutrition Facts

225 calories; protein 7g; carbohydrates 26.3g; fat 9.9g; cholesterol 5.9mg; sodium 310.8mg. Full Nutrition
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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
01/08/2016
WOW, this is FANTASTIC!!!!!! It was super simple to whip up in the bread machine too. I did 'steep' the 6 cloves of crushed garlic in the oil, but when I was putting it on the dough, I decided not to use all of the actual garlic pieces b/c I didn't want it to be TOO strong of garlic flavor. I'm glad I didn't because it had the perfect flavor for us. I did follow the recipe exactly otherwise. The dough is so nice and easy to work with, and I loved all the little air pockets it created once it was baked. Mine did only take around 15 minutes to bake, so make sure you keep an eye on it while it's in the oven. I had just took it out when my mom came in, and the first words out of her mouth were, "What's baking that smells so good...I want some" (I did give her half to take home, lol). I really can't say enough good things about this focaccia... the flavors, the texture, it's just wonderful! This is one that I will be making again and again and again and...YUM, YUM, YUM!!!!!! Thanks for sharing. :) Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
09/10/2018
It took my bread machine on dough an hour and a half. I did use 1 cup whole wheat and 2 cups white. Next time I will try with all white. Read More
17 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 16
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 1
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  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
11/27/2019
Focaccia came out INCREDIBLE! I don't own a bread machine so I combined everything in my stand mixer and let rise for 1 hour. Next time I will use only 1/4 cup of olive oil, as 1/3 was a bit too much ( I didn't use the whole amount when dressing the dough, but had a sizable amount left over), cooking at 425 for 20 minutes was perfect for me. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/12/2016
Delicious as is! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/08/2016
WOW, this is FANTASTIC!!!!!! It was super simple to whip up in the bread machine too. I did 'steep' the 6 cloves of crushed garlic in the oil, but when I was putting it on the dough, I decided not to use all of the actual garlic pieces b/c I didn't want it to be TOO strong of garlic flavor. I'm glad I didn't because it had the perfect flavor for us. I did follow the recipe exactly otherwise. The dough is so nice and easy to work with, and I loved all the little air pockets it created once it was baked. Mine did only take around 15 minutes to bake, so make sure you keep an eye on it while it's in the oven. I had just took it out when my mom came in, and the first words out of her mouth were, "What's baking that smells so good...I want some" (I did give her half to take home, lol). I really can't say enough good things about this focaccia... the flavors, the texture, it's just wonderful! This is one that I will be making again and again and again and...YUM, YUM, YUM!!!!!! Thanks for sharing. :) Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/25/2016
This was really good! I warmed up the oil a little and steeped it with the garlic for a little while then also used that oil in the bread. For the herbs I cheated a little and used Italian seasoning. The texture and flavor of the bread was perfect nice and airy with crispy edges. Thanks so much for a great recipe that is sure to be a repeat! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
09/15/2020
Loved this! The garlic was soft and roasted perfectly. The only thing i would change is a little less parm on top but it was a nice textural addition Read More
Rating: 5 stars
12/29/2017
This was delicious as is! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/31/2021
This one was a huge hit! I wish we'd used shaved Parmesan though - the shredded kind we used (from a bag) got rather crisp in the oven though it was fine by day 2 (but on day 1 it kind of tore up my mouth!). It had a fantastic flavor, the herbs and oil are spot on. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
04/15/2020
Fantastic! Great flavour. Didn't have the herbes de Provence so I used oregano, basil and thyme. Definitely a keeper. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
02/05/2021
This was very easy to make, The only changes I made were in the toppings, I put roasted red peppers, kalamata olives and shredded Asiago cheese. Very tasty. The next time I will cut back on the Olive oil and garlic by 1/3. Read More
Rating: 3 stars
09/10/2018
It took my bread machine on dough an hour and a half. I did use 1 cup whole wheat and 2 cups white. Next time I will try with all white. Read More
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