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Olive Bread

Olive Bread

Learn how to make bread with this Italian recipe for a soft and tasty olive bread

29 April, 2012
Average: 1.9 (30 votes)

Type of dish


Dietary Consideration

serves for


total time

3 HR 40 MIN


Fresh yeast
40 g
White flour
500 g
15 ml
125 ml
Olive oil
75 ml
Black olives
100 g, chopped, stoned
15 ml


Put the yeast, flour, sugar and a cup of lukewarm water into a baking bowl and knead well.

Then put the baking bowl into the oven, preheated to 40°C, and leave to rise for 30 minutes.

Take out and knead in the warm milk, olive oil and finely chopped olives.

Dust with a little flour and leave to rise for a further 45-55 minutes.

Next, form two or three flat loaves and brush with hot water.

Leave to rise for a further 20 minutes.

Bake at 200-220° C until brown and crusty.

The bread is done when it sounds hollow when tapped.


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