Easy Focaccia Bread

Want an easy bread that is sure to impress?? Well look no further because this is it. Easy to make and has tons of flavor!

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INGREDIENTS:
1 (1/4 ounce) packet active dry yeast  or 2 1/4 teaspoons of active dry yeast
1 cup warm water (105-115 degrees)
2 3/4 cups Better for Bread flour (all purpose works too)
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1 dash ground black pepper
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
For the top of bread you will need:
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese (grated)
DIRECTIONS:

  • Mix the yeast and water in a small bowl. Let proof for 10 minutes (until bubbles begin to form).
  • In large bowl, stir together flour, salt, sugar, garlic powder, oregano, thyme, basil, and black pepper.
  • Add the yeast mix and vegetable oil to the dry ingredients and combine.
  • When dough has pulled together, turn out onto lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic.
  • Lightly oil a large bowl, place dough in bowl, and turn to coat with oil.
  • Cover with damp cloth and let rise in warm place 25 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Punch dough down, place on greased baking sheet.
  • Pat dough into 1/2-inch thick rectangle (doesn’t have to be perfect).
  • Using fingertips make indentations in the dough.
  • Brush top with olive oil, then sprinkle with Parmesan.
  • Bake for 13-15 minutes until golden brown.

Original recipe can be found here.

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