Focaccia with cherry tomatoes and green olives

Focaccia with Cherry Tomatoes and Green Olives – how to make

Starting with the preparation of the dough, the dough has a fluffy texture and is fermented until it has doubled in size.

how to make focaccia dough

Add water to the heater and bring it to a light boil. Put yeast and sugar in a bowl and mix until liquid. Add 2-3 tablespoons of lukewarm water and 1 tablespoon of flour and homogenize the mixture.

Sift the flour into another large bowl. Add the yeast composition to its center and let it activate for 10 minutes. Add salt and homogenize the focaccia dough. Spread out on a baking tray and cover with a tea towel. Ferment for 40 minutes.

Meanwhile, prepare topping ingredients. Peel the garlic, sprinkle with salt and crush. Add olive oil and oregano on top. Wash the tomatoes and cut them in half. Cut the olives into thick slices.

10 minutes before the end of time to ferment the dough, turn on the oven at 220 degrees Celsius.

How to make and bake focaccia with cherry tomatoes and green olives

When the dough has doubled in size, coat it with flavored olive oil. Sprinkle olive slices and tomato slices on top. Drizzle the tomatoes with olive oil to prevent them from burning during the heating process.

Place the pan with the focaccia dough in the oven at 220°C for 15 minutes or until the surface is nicely browned. Allow to cool, then slice and enjoy to your heart’s content.

See more focaccia images in the PHOTO GALLERY! We also have a no-knead homemade bread recipe for those who love homemade dough.

Slices of focaccia stacked on a wooden table
Drizzle the dough liberally with olive oil for a nice browning / Shutterstock

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