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Pizza Dough

Prep Time15 mins

Very easy and delicious pizza dough recipe.

ball of dough

 ¾ cup warm water
 1 tsp Instant yeast
 1 tsp sugar
 2 cups bread flour
 1 tsp salt
1

Combine water, yeast, and sugar in mixing bowl. Let sit until foamy

Activate yeast

2

Sift together salt and flour and add to mixing bowl. Mix together on low speed for 2 minutes using a dough hook attachment.

Dough

3

Turn mixer up to next speed and continue mixing for 5 minutes, or until dough is soft, stretchy and pliable.

mixing dough in stand mixer

4

Dough will pull completely away from the sides of the bowl and form a ball when ready

ball of dough

5

If you're not using a stand mixer, knead dough by hand for 10 minutes on a lightly floured surface.

Pizza Dough

6

Pizza dough

7

Place dough in oiled bowl and turn to coat dough with oil.

Dough in Oiled bowl

8

Cover with a damp towel. Put dough in a warm spot and allow to rise for about an hour. Dough should be doubled in size.

* I use the proof setting in my oven. If you do not have a proof setting in your oven you can turn oven on to 200 degrees Fahrenheit for 3 minutes then turn off and place the dough in the oven to rise. In warmer weather, you can leave the bowl on the counter to rise

Cover dough

9

Spread dough on greased baking sheet.

homemade dough spread on baking sheet

10

Put your favorite toppings on your pizza dough and bake in very hot oven for 10-15 minutes. ( I use oven at highest heat, and bake on second lowest rack)

homemade pizza

11

Enjoy!

Homemade Pizza

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value *
Cholesterol 0mg

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.