One Hour Foccacia Bread
1 teaspoon + 2 tablespoons olive oil
¾ cup warm water (105-115F)
½ teaspoon sugar
1 ½ teaspoon quick rise yeast
½ teaspoon salt
1 ¾ cup flour
Garlic Parmesan butter:
3 tablespoons butter, melted
1 tablespoons parmesan
1 teaspoon garlic powder
¼ teaspoon dry oregano
¼ teaspoon rosemary
Salt to taste
10” cast iron skillet
First pre-heat oven to 250 degrees then turn it off creating a warm rising place.
In a large bowl stir the water and sugar together. Sprinkle the yeast on top and let sit for 10 minutes. Next mix the salt into 1 cup of flour and stir into the water and yeast. Add 2 tablespoons olive oil, then add the remaining ¾ cup flour. Mix until well combined.
On a floured work surface shape, the dough into a ball or disc.
Brush 1 teaspoon olive oil in the skillet and gently press the dough out and to the sides. Cover with a dish towel and place in the warmed oven for 30 minutes.
Remove from oven and turn heat to 400 degrees
Make finger indentations in the dough. Now it’s starting to look like a focaccia! Mix butter, parmesan, garlic, oregano, and rosemary together and brush half the mixture over the top. Sprinkle a little salt if you like. I used pink Himalayan.
Bake for 20 minutes in the 400-degree oven then when it comes out of the oven brush with remaining garlic parmesan butter.
Slice and enjoy! It also freezes and defrosts nicely.