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Easy Honey and Smoked Salt Focaccia

Slofoodgroup Team October 26, 2022

Soft Focaccia with honey 

This focaccia is so simple, yet so surprising and utterly delicious! Pillowy and soft, it makes the perfect base for any sandwich (we strongly recommend roasted chicken and/or goat cheese sandwiches). It can also be eaten on its own, just dipped in good quality olive oil and a touch of balsamic vinegar. Either way, this recipe is a heart winner and so easy to make, it will become a routine in your kitchen!

Honey Smoked Focaccia Bread 

Serves: 1 focaccia bread

Prep Time: 10‘

Cooking Time: 30’

Additional Time: 2h 


  • 3 cups/500 g white flour
  • 2 cups/350 g water, lukewarm
  • 1 pack/7 g dried instant yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil + 1/4 cup more for shaping
  • 3 tablespoon honey
  • smoked sea salt


        1. To a mixing bowl with a dough hook attachment, add the flour, water, yeast, salt, sugar and 1/4 cup of olive oil. Mix until a smooth and elastic dough forms. Cover and allow to rest for 45 min-1h or until doubled in size.

        2. Oil a baking tray with 1/8 cup of olive oil. Add the dough to the tray and pull to stretch the corners. Cover and allow to rest for another 45 min - 1 h.

        3. Preheat oven to 400°F/200°C, fan on.

        4. Add the remaining 1/8 cup of oil on top of the dough and gently poke with the tip of your fingers to reach the bottom of the pan. Drizzle the honey on top and sprinkle with smoked sea salt.

        5. Bake at 400°F/200°C, fan on, for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown on top.


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