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Time
1h00
Serves
4

Some bread for the table?
This focaccia uses a wholemeal bread mix, so it's a little heavier than focaccia, but it's still delicious!

Posted by Tom from London, United Kingdom • Published See Tom's 22 projects »
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  • How to bake a focaccia. Rosemary, Olive & Caramelised Onion Focaccia - Step 1
    Step 1

    Mix together the sugar, olive oil, warm water and yeast in a bowl and leave for the yeast to froth up for about 10 minutes.

  • How to bake a focaccia. Rosemary, Olive & Caramelised Onion Focaccia - Step 2
    Step 2

    Meanwhile sieve the bread flour and salt into a bowl.

  • How to bake a focaccia. Rosemary, Olive & Caramelised Onion Focaccia - Step 3
    Step 3

    Make a well in the middle of the flour and then pour in the yeast mixture.

  • How to bake a focaccia. Rosemary, Olive & Caramelised Onion Focaccia - Step 4
    Step 4

    Knead the bread until smooth and then place in a oiled bowl and cover.

  • How to bake a focaccia. Rosemary, Olive & Caramelised Onion Focaccia - Step 5
    Step 5

    Leave to rise for an hour.

  • How to bake a focaccia. Rosemary, Olive & Caramelised Onion Focaccia - Step 6
    Step 6

    When the dough has risen, roll out on to a floured surface and top with a generous handful of sliced black & green olives.

  • How to bake a focaccia. Rosemary, Olive & Caramelised Onion Focaccia - Step 7
    Step 7

    Sprinkle with fresh rosemary, dried herbs and salt & pepper.

  • How to bake a focaccia. Rosemary, Olive & Caramelised Onion Focaccia - Step 8
    Step 8

    Fold the dough over and knead the olives and herbs into the bread. Form into a loaf shape.

  • How to bake a focaccia. Rosemary, Olive & Caramelised Onion Focaccia - Step 9
    Step 9

    Coat a loaf tin with parchment paper and coat with oil. Place the dough in the tin.

  • How to bake a focaccia. Rosemary, Olive & Caramelised Onion Focaccia - Step 10
    Step 10

    Press shallow holes in the top of the bread with your fingers.

  • How to bake a focaccia. Rosemary, Olive & Caramelised Onion Focaccia - Step 11
    Step 11

    Coat the top of your bread with caramelised red onion.

  • How to bake a focaccia. Rosemary, Olive & Caramelised Onion Focaccia - Step 12
    Step 12

    Top with some more green and black olives, press a sprig of rosemary into each of the holes and grate lots of parmesan cheese on top.

  • How to bake a focaccia. Rosemary, Olive & Caramelised Onion Focaccia - Step 13
    Step 13

    Bake in a hot oven at 200'C for 25 minutes and top with a few parmesan shavings before serving.

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