Dive into the exquisite world of plant-based baking with the enchanting aroma and delectable taste of Vegan Cheesy Focaccia in a Pan. This innovative take on the traditional Italian bread effortlessly combines the simplicity of a pan-baked recipe with the rich flavors of olive oil, fragrant herbs, and gooey vegan cheese, creating a culinary masterpiece that caters to both discerning palates and ethical choices.

The journey begins with a soft and elastic dough, masterfully crafted from all-purpose flour, active dry yeast, warm water, and a touch of olive oil. As the dough rises to perfection, it sets the stage for a mouthwatering canvas ready to be adorned with an irresistible blend of garlic-infused olive oil, aromatic rosemary, and a generous layer of your favorite vegan cheese.

Baking to golden perfection in the oven, this focaccia emerges as a symphony of textures and tastes. The fluffy interior of the bread harmonizes with the savory notes of rosemary, while the vegan cheese, perfectly melted and bubbly, adds a layer of indulgence that satisfies every craving. The use of a pan makes this recipe accessible to all, allowing you to effortlessly create a tantalizing vegan masterpiece in your own kitchen.

Whether shared as a centerpiece for gatherings, served as a delightful side dish, or enjoyed as a comforting snack, this Vegan Cheesy Focaccia in a Pan exemplifies the boundless creativity and delicious possibilities of plant-based cooking. Revel in the joy of a cruelty-free indulgence that not only pleases the taste buds but also celebrates the beauty of compassionate culinary exploration.

Vegan Cheesy Focaccia in a Pan


For the Dough:

  • 3 cups (360g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 packet (2 1/4 teaspoons) active dry yeast
  • 1 cup (240ml) warm water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

For the Topping:

  • 1 cup (120g) vegan shredded cheese
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a bowl, combine warm water, sugar, and active dry yeast. Let it sit for 5-10 minutes until it becomes frothy.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour and salt. Make a well in the center and pour in the yeast mixture and olive oil. Mix until a dough forms.
  3. Knead the dough on a floured surface for about 5-7 minutes until it becomes smooth and elastic.
  4. Place the dough in a greased bowl, cover it with a clean kitchen towel, and let it rise in a warm place for 1-2 hours or until it has doubled in size.
  5. Punch down the risen dough and transfer it to a well-oiled pan, spreading it out evenly.
  6. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  7. In a small bowl, mix together vegan shredded cheese, nutritional yeast, olive oil, dried oregano, dried rosemary, salt, and pepper.
  8. Spread the cheese mixture evenly over the dough in the pan.
  9. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.
  10. Allow the focaccia to cool slightly before slicing and serving.

Nutritional Information (Approximate per serving):

  • Calories: 250-300
  • Protein: 6-8g
  • Fat: 10-12g
  • Carbohydrates: 35-40g
  • Fiber: 2-3g
  • Sugar: 1-2g
  • Sodium: 300-400mg

These values are estimates and may vary based on the specific brands and quantities of ingredients used. Adjustments can be made based on dietary preferences and requirements.