Saturday, February 18, 2012

Fruit Focaccia

Delicious fruit focaccia done on pizza dough. Lite and fruity and I loved it! This was posted by a cook named Pleclare who found this in Good Housekeeping. The photo is my own.

Fruit Focaccia
Fruit Focaccia

1 Lb. fresh pizza dough-room temp
1 Tbls. olive oil-extra virgin
1 tsp. butter-melted
1/4 cup sugar
1 cup blueberries-rough chopped
1 cup fresh cherries-pitted and rough chopped
confectioners sugar for dusting

Preheat oven to 425. Line 15 1/2 by 10 1/2" jelly roll pan with parchment paper.

On lightly floured surface with floured rolling pin, roll dough to a 14x10" oval. Transfer to prepared pan and reshape.
Cover with clean dishtowel and let stand 15 minutes.

In cup,mix olive oil and butter;brush over dough.
Sprinkle dough with 2 Tbls sugar

Bake dough 10 mins. Remove from oven and top with blueberries and cherries;sprinkle with remaining sugar. Return focaccia to the oven;bake 10 to 15 mins longer or till fruit is juicy and dough is browned at edges.

Slide focaccia onto wire rack using parchment paper. Cool slightly to serve warm,or serve at room temperature.
To serve,sprinkle focaccia lightly with confectioners' sugar.


  1. This looks spectacular! I think a scoop of vanilla ice cream is in order! :)

  2. Oh yes Melissa...I love the way you think!!! I will definitely be trying that next time! Thank you so much for that idea!

    Hi Vincent! Thank you so much for that great opportunity! I have seen the PetitChef site on many food blog pages! I am so flattered to be asked to join! I just did as you instructed and added my blog to the site! It is now just waiting for approval! I can't wait to be among all the other amazing food blogs included on the PetitChef site! Thank you made my day!

  3. This looks absolutely amazing Lillian, I'm loving the berries and cherries... as Melissa says, w/ ice cream, oh man oh man!!!

    CONGRATS IN being chosen for!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Woooooooooooohoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
    SO VERY, VERY PROUD OF YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

  4. Awwwww...thank you so much Didi!!! (((HUGS))))

  5. This looks and sounds amazing Lillian! Love it!!


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