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5 from 38 votes

Garlic and Rosemary Focaccia

There are not many things in this world that are better than the smell of freshly cooked bread. Especially when it is bursting with garlic and rosemary. My kitchen smelled amazing when this was cooking.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time25 mins
proving time1 hr 15 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Bread
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 251kcal
Author: Dannii


  • 500 g strong white bread flour
  • 10 g dried yeast
  • 320 ml warm water
  • 0.5 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 pinch Sea salt and black pepper
  • 5 garlic cloves crushed
  • 2 tbsp fresh rosemary


  • Mix the yeast and water together and set aside for 15 minutes
  • Put the flour in a large bowl and make a well in the middle. Pour in the water and yeast mixture and add the sugar. Gradually pull flour from the sides of the bowl and mix well until you have formed a dough.
  • Transfer the dough to a floured surface and knead for 5 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and cover with a damp towel and leave somewhere warm for an hour.
  • Take the dough out of the bowl and punch down. Put in a 20x30cm baking tray and spread to fill the tray.
  • Mix together the olive oil, garlic, rosemary and salt and pepper and spread over the bread and use your fingers to push in to the bread. Cover with the towel again and put in a warm place for 75 minutes. Push the garlic mixture in to the bread again.
  • Put in a preheated over at 200C for 25 minutes.


Serving: 1portion | Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 81mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 0.6mg