Cheese and Herb Focaccia
  • 1 tbsp dry yeast
  • 1 cup water (lukewarm)
  • 2 ¾ cups Anchor Lighthouse Bread and Pizza Flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp Spencers Mixed Herbs or Italian Herbs
  • Pinch black pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp olive oil (extra)
  • 1 cup cheese (eg mozzarella, cheddar, parmesan or a combination of the 3)
  1. Preheat oven to 220°C or 200°C for fan forced.
  2. Dissolve yeast in warm water and set aside for 10 minutes until frothy.
  3. In a large mixing bowl or food processor, add flour, salt, sugar, herbs and pepper.
  4. Pour in yeast mix and mix until dough comes together.
  5. Turn onto a floured board and knead until smooth and elastic.
  6. Place in a large bowl, cover with damp cloth and set aside for 20 minutes or until doubled in size.
  7. Press into a 1.5cm deep baking tray. Brush with extra olive oil and sprinkle with cheese.
  8. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.