Black Pepper Focaccia Bread (Bread Machine Recipe)

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11Ingredients
620Calories
85Minutes

If you have a bread machine, you'll want to use it make this version of foccacia, the favorite Italian flatbread with a pleasant spongy texture that's all about the air pockets that form during baking. Here the basic dough is simply seasoned with coarsely crushed whole black peppercorns, making it an ideal partner for all types of cheese and cured meats—basically anything you would assemble on an antipasto platter.

Ingredients

  • 310 milliliters water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 12 grams salt
  • 10 grams sugar
  • 300 grams durum wheat flour
  • 180 grams flour
  • 12 grams yeast (brewer’s)
  • 15 black peppercorns (coarsely crushed)
  • 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons warm water
  • salt

Directions

  1. Place the water, oil, salt, sugar, durum wheat flour, ‘0’ flour, yeast, and peppercorns in the bread machine and set it to the kneading function. Leave the dough in the machine for an additional 30 minutes.
  2. Roll out the dough, place it in a greased baking sheet, and let it rest for another 60 minutes.
  3. Preheat the oven to 220C.
  4. Press your fingers into the dough making many indentations then, combine the oil with the water and the salt and brush the mixture all over the dough.
  5. Bake for approximately 18 to 20 minutes.
  6. Remove the bread from the oven and serve.
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NutritionView more

620Calories
Sodium57%DV1370mg
Fat34%DV22g
Protein31%DV16g
Carbs31%DV93g
Fiber44%DV11g

PER SERVING *

Calories620Calories from Fat200
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat22g34%
Saturated Fat3g15%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium1370mg57%
Potassium390mg11%
Protein16g31%
Calories from Fat200
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate93g31%
Dietary Fiber11g44%
Sugars3g6%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

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Robyn C. 5 Jun 2015
The foccacia bread tastes wonderful. I decreased the pepper by half and added in a little garlic powder and paprika instead. If you want to keep the strong pepper flavor, then melt a cheese like gorgonzola on top to help balance the flavor out.