Flax Focaccia

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8 wedges

Ingredients

  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp yeast
  • 2 cups unbleached all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup milled roasted flaxseed
  • 1 tbsp whole roasted flaxseed
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp corn flower
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp whole roasted flaxseed
  • fresh pepper

Directions

  • In a bowl combine water, sugar and yeast. Stir to dissolve.
  • In a large bowl mix flour, flaxseeds,salt.
  • Add yeast mixture and oil. Mix well until it forms a soft dough.
  • Knead dough on a floured surface until no longer sticky.
  • Place dough in a well greased bowl, cover and let rise until doubled in size.
  • Spray a cookie sheet with non stick spray and sprinkle with corn meal.
  • Punch down dough and form into a ball.
  • Press down with fingers to form a 25-30 cm circle. Cover and let rise until doubled.
  • Preheat oven to 400 F.
  • Make depressions with fingers in dough about 5 cm apart.
  • Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with whole roasted golden flaxseed and fresh pepper.
  • Bake for 20 -25 minutes or until slightly browned.
  • Cut into8 wedges.
  • Variation: sprinkle with 3 tbsp Parmesan Cheese , fresh rosemary and/or sliced olives.

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