Olive Bread
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Olive Bread

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Serves 1 - 8 Rolls

This is a very basic recipe, and tastes really good.

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  • Dough:
  • Bread flour, 250g
  • Salt, 1 level tsp
  • Sugar, ½ tsp
  • Yeast, 1 level tsp
  • Warm water, 150ml
  • Olive oil, 1 tbsp (and some for greasing)
  • Olives, 6-10 (depends how much you want)
  • Fresh rosemary, just a spring or two


    1. Put the flour, salt, sugar and yeast together in a mixing bowl. Mix well.
    2. Tear olives with your fingers (you can chop them up, if you'd prefer to) and add to the dough and mix well. Using your finger, make a dip in the dough and pour in the water and oil.
    3. Mix with a fork until its sticky. Lightly sieve the worktop with flour, and knead the dough on the table. Put back into the bowl, cover with a towel and leave in a warm place for 45-60 mins.
    4. Preheat oven at 210ºC Fan/ 230ºC/Gas 8
    5. Tear the dough into 8 small balls, put in a lined baking tray and grase the dough balls. Cook for 10 mins, until ready.

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simmuns's picture

This recipe is too small to make 8 rolls. These quantities only make a 1 pound loaf max or enough dough for a 4 slice pizza so will never stretch to making 8 rolls.....

mizmoey's picture

"Tear the dough into 8 small balls, put in a lined baking tray and grase the dough balls. Cook for 10 mins, until ready".

This is probably going to see a silly question, but what is "grase"?

itsnice's picture
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There is something wrong with this recipe. The quantities make it impossible to knead the bread properly. I had to double everything and I still lost a lot of the olives in the kneading process. Also, the dough was too stiff so I had to add some extra water and even then the dough was dry. Find another recipe if you want to make oliver bread, if I were you.

deirdre1's picture

I made it for my family we all really enjoyed them. I even got requests for the recipe, however, if you are going to make these I suggest you double the recipe as it only makes 8 very small rolls. I just got six out of the first batch. I will for sure make them again. Excellent.