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Sourdough focaccia bread recipe
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Sourdough Focaccia Bread

This how-to guide will give you the steps you need to make your own Sourdough Focaccia Bread.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Sourdough Focaccia
Prep Time 5 hours
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 5 hours 30 minutes
Servings 20 pieces
Calories 92kcal
Cost $1-2

Ingredients

SOURDOUGH FOCACCIA BREAD

  • 1 cup Sourdough starter active (225g)
  • 2 cups Water (450g)
  • 3 cups Bread flour (500g)
  • tsp Salt (10g)

HERB OLIVE OIL

  • 2 tbsp Olive oil (25g)
  • 1 tsp Thyme (6g)
  • ½ tsp Salt (3g)

Instructions

  • In a large bowl add water, starter, flour, and salt. Mix 2 minutes, until blended smoothly. Cover and let rest for 1 hour (aka the "autolyse").
  • Stretch and fold the dough every 30 minutes for a total of 4 times. Covering dough after stretch and folds.
    WATCH YOUTUBE VIDEO ON HOW-TO-DO A STRETCH AND FOLD
    Stretch & Fold: grab one side of the dough, while in the bowl, lift and fold over. Quarter turn the bowl and repeat this four times for each stretch and fold.
  • Pour dough onto a floured surface. Fold into a rectangle, flour as needed, and put into a parchment paper lined (13" x 9") baking pan. Cover and rest 2 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 420°F.
  • Press all fingers into focaccia mix to make little dimples, stretching the dough to fill the pan. Brush with herb olive oil.
  • Bake @ 420°F for 30 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and rest 10 minutes, carefully remove from pan and slice on cutting board. Serve with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

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Nutrition

Calories: 92kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 234mg | Potassium: 19mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg