Classic Pizza Dough

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • one hour and 30 minutes
  • 4 servings

So, you’re on your way to the grocery store to buy some frozen pizza? Stop right now, because we have a good alternative to you. A very simple and tasty recipe for pizza dough. Making the dough at home is healthier, and it will be the perfect opportunity to test your cooking skills and chose your favorite pizza toppings.

Ingredients Needed for Classic Pizza Dough

    0.5 ounce dry yeast
    1½ cups of water, warm
    2 tablespoons of sugar
    ¼ cup olive oil
    1 teaspoon salt
    4 cups of flour

How to Make Classic Pizza Dough

  1. Pour the warm water into a bowl and add the dry yeast. Wait for 10 minutes until the yeast starts to bubble.
  2. Add the sugar, salt, and olive oil. Use a fork and mix.
  3. Add the flour in a large bowl and make a well in the middle of it.
  4. Pour around 1/3 of the wet mixture in the well and slowly stir with a spatula in order to absorb the flour.
  5. Pour the remaining mixture and mix until it has fully absorbed the flour.
  6. Grease a large bowl with olive oil. Add the dough and cover the bowl with plastic foil.
  7. Let it rise for the next 60 minutes.
  8. Next, grab some dough in your hands and lay it on your working surface (flour-dusted).
  9. Knead the dough until smooth and level it with a rolling pin.
  10. Give it a round shape, approximately 12 inches (30 cm) in diameter.

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