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Garlic and Herbs Flatbread

Simple and delicious focaccia 

Course Bread
Cuisine Italian
Keyword baking, bread,
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Waiting to rise 1 hour
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Author Sandra | Sandra's Easy Cooking


  • 4 cups All-Purpose Flour + for dusting
  • 1 tsp. Garlic-Parsley Powder
  • 2 tsp. Salt
  • 1 pack 2 tsp. fast rise dry Yeast
  • 2 tsp. Honey + 1/2 tsp. Sugar + splash of warm water.
  • 1 3/4 cup Luke Warm Water
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil + 1 tbsp.


  • Italian Herb Mix
  • Dry Basil
  • Garlic-Parsley powder
  • Grated Parmesan Cheese


  1. In a large bowl, add 4 cups of all-purpose flour. Add garlic-parsley (without sodium) and salt to the flour. Mix, then make a well.
  2. In a small measuring bowl, add
  3. In a small cup, add 2 teaspoons of Honey and 1/2 teaspoon of Sugar,  Add a splash to Luke warm water to dissolve a bit.
  4. Add 1 pack (2 teaspoons/1/4 OZ) of fast rise dry yeast to the all-purpose flour, then pour dissolved honey-sugar mixture on top of the dry yeast. Wait for 15-20 seconds, then add splashes of LUKE warm water. Add water gradually. Mix with the wooden spoon, then start kneading. In the mid of the kneading process add half of the olive oil.
  5. Knead for 10 more minutes or until the dough is formed and it is NOT as sticky as before.
  6. Pour the rest of the olive oil. Cover it with plastic foil (film/plastic wrap), or with the lid, then lay on the clean kitchen towel to keep warm. Let it rise for approximately 1 hour, or until it is double in size.
  7. After about an hour take it out the bowl. Prepare all the herbs and cheese.
  8. Then, line the parchment paper in your baking pan. If the pan is flat like mine (watch a video), you can dust a bit of flour and roll out the dough on your baking tin, however, if you pan have sides, roll it out on your working surface/board -of course, dust with the flour, when it rolled transfer it to your baking pan. Poke the dough with a fork or similar tool, and sprinkle lightly with herbs, garlic-parsley powder, Parmesan cheese and a few drizzles of olive oil. This is also fantastic as a pizza crust.
  9. Preheat your oven at 425F (220C/gas: mark#7). Allow your dough to rise just until your oven is preheated. Bake for about 35 minutes, or until the crust is a light golden color.
  10. Let it cool down for at least 10 minutes before cutting. Cover i
  11. with a large kitchen towel. Serve it with your meal, or simply dip in the marinara sauce.