Ready in 45 minutes
Try this Basic Pizza Dough recipe, or contribute your own.
"I made this as my first ever pizza base today and it worked a treat, I'm at home looking after the child for the next three months so my wife has set me to the cooker. This recipe done the job and even got rave reviews from Donna who is the normal pizza chef in ours. Thanks again"
In a large bowl, combine the water, yeast, sugar, and 1 tablespoon oil and stir to combine. Let sit until the mixture is foamy, about 5 minutes.
Add 1 1/2 cups of the flour and the salt, mixing by hand until it is all incorporated and the mixture is smooth. Continue adding the flour, 1/4 cup at a time, working the dough after each addition, until all the flour is incorporated but the dough is still slightly sticky. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth but still slightly tacky, 3 to 5 minutes.
Oil a large mixing bowl with the remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil. Place the dough in the bowl and turn to oil all sides. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and set in a warm, draft-free place until nearly doubled in size, 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Inactive Prep Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Yield: 1 large pizza crust or 2 medium pizza crusts
staceyallenkirchein 3y agoThis was great! Next time I think I will cook the crust for a few minutes before I put the toppings on, the crust wasn't quite browned enough. It was yummy though will definitely make this again!
cgapperi 3y agoThis was the easiest pizza crust I have ever made. So easy, it has put homemade pizza on our regular meal routine.
wintermelanieadams 3y ago
alinectc 3y agoAmazing recipe!!!
Bellabuns 3y agoAwfull, came out so chewy!!! Would NEVER make again!!!!
Stewdebaker 3y agoI've made better. Also did not have temperature or time to cook.
aphilbeck8 4y agoVery good, there is another recipe with these ingredients but way too little flour. They really messed up calling for only 2 cups of flour. This one is perfect. I used fresh mozz. and some asiago, pepperoni and fresh mushrooms.Thanks for posting, Ann
mcnabb69 4y agoI made this as my first ever pizza base today and it worked a treat, I'm at home looking after the child for the next three months so my wife has set me to the cooker. This recipe done the job and even got rave reviews from Donna who is the normal pizza chef in ours. Thanks again
daklaxx 4y agoHow long do you cook it after putting all your toppings on?
sastinm8 4y agoPretty easy and gave a very nice crust, would also be a very easy recipe to add to or change