Black Olives Bread Crown

Today I was in the mood of baking something special. I decided to have a look at my Grandma Recipes Book. I found this delicious Black Olives Bread Crown!

It’s an excellent alternative to traditional bread. The magic ingredient of this recipe is the Black Olives Tapenade that can give a boost of taste to all your meals!

This lovely bread is perfect with Parma Ham or Salami. However, it can be a great accompaniment to any meal or afternoon snack.

Are you ready to get your hands dirty? 
Fasten your apron and let’s try this wonderful recipe!

Fasten your apron and let’s try my:

Black Olives Bread Crown


Mix the flours, salt, baking powder and water together, to obtain a sticky dough.

Mix the flours, salt, baking powder and water together

Keep it in a bowl, sprinkle with a bit of Extra virgin Olive Oil “Il Vero” and cover with cling film.

Make the dough

Let the dough rest for 1 hour. Then, slap and fold the dough for few minutes, and then let it rest for a further hour. Repeat the procedure twice. The dough should double in volume.

Roll the dough and obtain a rectangular shape 20x30cm.

Roll the dough

Spread the Black Olive Tapenade on the dough

Spread the Black Olives Tapenade

and roll it up.

Slice the roll.

Overlap the slices on top of each other, to create a crown.

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Overlap the slices, to create a crown

Sprinkle with Extra virgin Olive Oil “Il Vero” and bake for 40 minutes at 180°C.

All done! Your Black Olives Bread is ready.. Eat it warm with Parma ham and figs… delicious!

Eat it warm!  I also suggest to try it with Parma ham and figs…Just delicious!


Delicious! Buon Appetito!

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