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Olive bread recipe

Olive bread recipe

A French girl cuisine
Prep Time 2 hrs 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 40 mins
Course Bread
Cuisine French
Servings 2 littles breads


  • 70 gr. of black olives 2.5 oz.
  • 70 gr. of green olives 2.5 oz.
  • 270 gr. of unbleached flour 2 cups or 9.64 oz. or 0.60 lb.
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of brown sugar
  • 10 gr. of fresh yeast
  • 1,75 dl. of water 0.7 cup or 5.80 oz.


  • Seed olives. Mix or cut finely.
  • Dissolve yeast in water.
  • Mix flour, salt and sugar. Make a hole. Pour water and olives.
  • Mix using your hands or a food processor until you get a homogeneous dough.
  • Wrap in cling film leaving some space for the dough to raise. Leave to rest for 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • Make two balls. Place on a baking tray covered with greaseproof paper. Brush with water and leave to rest for another 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 240°C (470°F).
  • Add some water in a little oven dish. Place on baking tray next to breads.
  • Bake for 5 minutes. Low temperature to 180°C (350°F) and bake for another 20 minutes. Remove from oven and leave to cool.