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Easy Focaccia Bread cut into long thin slices on a cutting board

Easy Focaccia Bread Recipe (Light & Fluffy)

Course Bread
Cuisine American
Keyword Focaccia bread, Focaccia bread recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 227kcal


  • 3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/4 cup lukewarm water
  • 3 tsp dry instant yeast
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tbsp melted butter
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp rosemary chopped
  • 1 tbsp course salt


  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, and salt. Set aside.
    Sugar, salt and flour in a bowl
  • Pour the warm water into a small dish and mix in the yeast. Let the mixture rest for about 5 minutes.
    Water and yeast mixed together in a measuring cup and a bowl with melted butter next to it
  • Beat the butter and egg until well-combined. Add in the yeast mixture and whisk to combine.
    Butter and egg being beat together in a bowl
  • In small parts, mix in the flour mixture. Once the dough thickens, you may have to use a sturdy wooden spoon to work it until it turns elastic. Alternatively, you can use a stand mixer to make the process a bit easier.
    Dough in a large bowl
  • Cover the bowl and let the dough rise for about an hour or until it's doubled in volume.
    Dough in a large bowl
  • Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan and spread the dough evenly within it. Let the dough rest for 30 minutes.
  • Drizzle generously with olive oil. Using your fingertips, poke holes all over the dough to make shallow dents. Sprinkle the top with rosemary and flaky sea salt.
  • Bake the bread at 400°F for about 20 minutes or until the top is golden brown. 
  • Remove the bread from the pan. Serve warm or cold and enjoy!


Calories: 227kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 1213mg | Potassium: 77mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 165IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 2.3mg