Orange Fennel Focaccia: Already widely loved in the context of salad, the incredible trio of bright orange, sweet and earthy fennel, and salty olives shines in this impressive focaccia loaf. Want to take it up a notch? Enjoy this wow-worthy bread warm, with generous smear of softened goat cheese.
Active Time: 30 Mins
Total Time: 1 Hour 40 Mins
Yield: Makes 1 loaf
3/4 cup warm (about 110°F) water
1/4 cup fresh orange juice (from 1 orange), warmed to about 110°F
2 teaspoons granulated sugar
1 (1/4-oz.) envelope active dry yeast
2 3/4 cups (about 11 3/4 oz.) all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons orange zest (from 1 orange)
1/2 teaspoon ground fennel seeds
1 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
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