Homemade Pizza Dough

Ingredients:

  • 15 oz (3 cups) Flour
  • 1 tbsp Yeast
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 9 fl oz Warm Water

Directions:
Preheat oven to 450 degrees.


By Hand

  1. Place flour into a large mixing bowl and make a well in the center.
  2. Add Yeast, sugar, olive oil, and water and stir until copmbined.
  3. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and kneed for 5-10 minutes or until a smooth ball forms.

In Mixer:

  1. Place flour into a stand mixing bowl and make a well in the center. Use dough hook.
  2. Add yeast, sugar, salt, olive oil and water and turn on low combined (about 3 minutes).
  3. Turn to medium and kneed for 5-10 minutes or until a smooth ball forms.

Both:

  • Place dough ball into a lightly oiled bowl, cover with plastic wrap or clean cloth. Set in a warm place for 30 minutes or until dough has doubled.
  • Turn dough out on a floured surface and punch the dough to remove excess air, kneed lightly.

Makes enough dough for 4 10-12″ thin pizzas.Spread with desired toppings and bake in 450 degrees preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden brown. Let baked pizza cool for 5 minutes before serving.
~Recipe adapted from Saving Dollars & Sense

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