• 20min
  • 25min
  • Easy
  • 6 Servings
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Preparing the pastry
  • 470 g flour
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • 1 ½ tsp sugar
  • 1 teaspoon instant baking yeast
  • 250 ml lukewarm water
  • 1 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
Garnish and cooking process
  • 1 Pink Lady® apple
  • rock salt
  • 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh rosemary
  • 60 g of Gruyère cheese


Preparing the pastry
  1. Mix the baker’s yeast, sugar, salt and lukewarm water in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add 50g of flour and let the mixture rest for 5 minutes in a warm place.
  3. Add the remaining flour and mix gently until the dough forms a homogeneous ball.
  4. Place the dough in an oiled dish, cover with cling film and let it rise at room temperature for around 1h30.
  5. Cover a baking tray with baking paper and then use a brush to baste the paper with a tablespoon of olive oil.
  6. Roll out the dough on the baking tray in order to form a rectangle.
  7. Cover with cling film and let it rise another 30 minutes.
  8. Preheat the oven to 220°C.
  9. Form small holes in the dough using your fingers.
Garnish and cooking process
  1. Pour 2 tablespoons of olive oil on the dough and sprinkle with half of the rosemary.
  2. Wash and cut the apple into thin slices and display them on the dough.
  3. Pour the remaining tablespoon of olive oil onto the apples and sprinkle with the rest of the rosemary.
  4. Bake for 20 – 25 minutes until the edges of the focaccia are golden brown.
  5. Sprinkle with the Gruyère cheese and bake for another 2 minutes.
  6. Let the focaccia cool down, and sprinkle with fleur de sel.
  7. Your focaccia is ready !

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