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Focaccia or Sicilian Pizza Dough

Makes 1 pan focaccia or Sicilian-style pizza.

Focaccia or Sicilian Pizza Dough

Makes 1 pan focaccia or Sicilian-style pizza.

In addition to making a delicious focaccia, this dough is a great base for Sicilian or Grandma-style pizzas.

Nutritonal information per serving (based on 8 servings): Calories 139 (8% from fat)
carb. 28g
pro. 4g
fat 1g
sat. fat 0g chol. 0mg
sod. 534mg
calc. 1mg
fiber 1g

Ingredients

  • 2½ cups bread flour
  • 2teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1teaspoon instant or active dry yeast*
  • 1teaspoon olive oil
  • 1cup plus 3 tablespoons water, room temperature

Preparation

  1. 1. Put the flour, salt, sugar, and yeast into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Whisk to combine. Add the olive oil to the water and then
  3. pour over the dry ingredients.
  4. Using your hands or a bowl scraper, work the ingredients to
  5. form a dough. Knead a few more times, and then cover and let
  6. sit at room temperature for at least 2 hours or up to 12 hours.
  7. 2. Fold the dough over a few times, then use in your favorite
  8. focaccia or Sicilian or Grandma-style pizza.
  9. NOTE: This recipe can be made in a food processor or stand
  10. mixer; see tips (page 9).
  11. *If using instant yeast, prepare as written. If using active dry
  12. yeast it must be proofed in warm (105°F-110°F) water first.
  13. Sprinkle the yeast into the warm water, along with a pinch of
  14. the sugar, and once it gets foamy, it is ready to use. All other
  15. dry ingredients can be mixed as written above.

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