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Homemade Ciabatta Bread – Italian Recipe Book

This homemade ciabatta bread recipe is a classic Italian favorite. It is a light and airy bread that is perfect for sandwiches, toast, or just to enjoy with a meal. The recipe is easy to follow and requires minimal ingredients. The result is a delicious, crusty, and flavorful bread that will be a hit with your family and friends.


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon active dry yeast
  • 1 1/2 cups warm water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, salt, and yeast. Stir to combine.
  2. Add the warm water and olive oil and mix until a dough forms. Knead the dough for 5 minutes until it is smooth and elastic.
  3. Cover the bowl with a damp cloth and let the dough rise for 1 hour.
  4. After the dough has risen, punch it down and knead it for another 5 minutes.
  5. Divide the dough into two equal pieces and shape each piece into a rectangle.
  6. Place the dough on a greased baking sheet and let it rise for another 30 minutes.
  7. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Bake the ciabatta bread for 25-30 minutes, or until golden brown.
  8. Remove the bread from the oven and let it cool before slicing.

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories: 250
  • Fat: 5g
  • Carbohydrates: 44g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Fiber: 2g