Yield: 12 to 16 Slices depending on size you desire
4 ounces Almond Cream Cheese (Kite Hill)
4 ounces Italian Butter Softened
4 Large Organic Eggs
245 g Almond Flour
1 tsp Baking Powder
1/4 tsp Xanthum Gum
1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
3 Sprigs Rosemary
22 Kalamata Olives Pitted
Himalayan Pink Salt
Preheat oven to 375
Using a medium size mixing bowl mix cream cheese and butter with your mixer on high speed until fluffy using paddle attachment, slowly add eggs and beat well, mixture may look a little lumpy at this point but do not worry. In a separate bowl mix almond flour, baking powder, xanthan gum, garlic powder and mix well, then slowly add this to the mixing bowl with the above mixture, mixing all together, at this point the lumpiness, if any, should go away.
Focaccia Bread – Using a 8 x 12 baking pan lined with parchment paper add mixture slowly to the pan add 16 olives chopped and rosemary, smooth out, and add the rest of the olives chopped in quarters on top with a bit of salt (to taste). Place in the oven and bake for 18 to 25 minutes, bread should bounce back when touched to determine finished.
Focaccia Flatbread – if wanting a thinner loaf good for pizza’s, grilled cheese sandwiches, or any other of your favorite thin bread recipes, roll out with a rolling pin to about a ¼ thickness total size to be around 13” x 16”, then follow above final directions.