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Homemade Pizza Dough

This quick and easy pizza dough recipe is the perfect way to jazz up your menu! Skip delivery and make your own delicious homemade pizza!

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Let’s talk pizza dough!

This quick and easy recipe uses a stand mixer, but you could easily knead by hand. Minimal ingredients and perfect crisp finish. That is what you get with this homemade pizza dough recipe.

Recipe Features:

  • Minimal Ingredients
  • Easy Weeknight Dinner
  • Make-Ahead
Pizza dough on white counter

Pizza Dough Ingredients:

This list of ingredients is short, which means you need to make sure they are fresh. Especially the yeast. Improperly stored yeast won’t let the dough rise.

  • Bread Flour OR All-Purpose flour
  • Sugar
  • Yeast
  • Salt
  • Water
  • Olive Oil

Step By Step Instructions:

  1. Combine 3-1/2 cups of flour, sugar, yeast, and salt in the bowl of an electric mixer. Using the paddle attachment, stir the ingredients. Slowly add in the warm water and oil and mix until combined. Add remaining flour a little at a time until the dough is not sticky to the touch.
  2. Switch to the dough hook and mix until smooth. Place dough in an oil greased dish, turn once, and cover with plastic wrap. Let rise until doubled in size.
  3. Turn the risen dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Divide into two equal pieces. Let it rest for ten minutes then roll into a 12 to 16 inch circle.
  4. Add you desired toppings, cook on the top rack of your oven at 425 degrees for 10 minutes or until golden brown.

They key to keeping this recipe simple and stress free is to use a stand mixer. The dough hook will change your life and you will thank me later.

It takes all of the grunt work out of dough making. You will want to make a triple batch and store some in the freezer because YES you CAN freeze this stuff.

Can I get a “HURRAY!?” I know how much we all love freezer meals and this makes for a quick weeknight dish.

homemade pizza dough recipe

Tips and FAQs:

  • Using bread flour will make the crust on the crispier side while all-purpose will give you a soft finish.
  • To freeze this dough, lightly grease the dough ball with olive oil. Wrap in plastic and place inside a freezer safe zip top bag. Freeze for up to three months.
  • Try adding a teaspoon or two of Italian seasoning or garlic powder!

Pizza Topping Ideas:

Let’s take a second and talk toppings. The possibilities when you are whipping up a quick pizza are endless. Here are just a few of our favorite options…

  • Go Hawaiian with some pineapple and ham.
  • Stick with the traditional pepperoni and cheese.
  • Get spicy with some jalapenos.
  • And you can never go wrong with BACON.

Or if you’d rather just get visual inspiration you can try one of these great recipes!

What can you use instead of pizza dough?

No time to wait? No problem! You can try to use one of these awesome ideas in place of a pizza crust:

  • Texas Garlic Toast
  • Tortillas
  • French Bread Sliced
  • Pitas or Flatbread
  • Bagels (think pizza bites!)

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Homemade Pizza Dough

Homemade Pizza Dough

Yield: 6 servings, 2 pizzas
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Rise Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 55 minutes

This quick and easy pizza dough recipe is the perfect way to jazz up your menu! Skip delivery and make your own delicious homemade pizza

Ingredients

  • 3-1/2 to 4 cups bread flour OR All-Purpose
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons instant dry yeast
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1-1/2 cups warm water
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

Instructions

  1. Combine 3-1/2 cups of flour, sugar, yeast, and salt in the bowl of an electric mixer. Using the paddle attachment, stir the ingredients. Slowly add in the warm water and oil and mix until combined. Add remaining flour a little at a time until the dough is not sticky to the touch.
  2. Switch to the dough hook and mix until smooth. Place dough in an oil greased dish, turn once, and cover with plastic wrap. Let rise until doubled in size.
  3. Turn the risen dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Divide into two equal pieces. Let it rest for ten minutes then roll into a large circle.
  4. Add you desired toppings, cook on the top rack of your oven at 425 degrees for 10 minutes or until golden brown.

Notes

  • Using bread flour will make the crust on the crispier side while all-purpose will give you a soft finish.
  • To freeze this dough, lightly grease the dough ball with olive oil. Wrap in plastic and place inside a freezer safe zip top bag. Freeze for up to three months.
  • Try adding a teaspoon or two of Italian seasoning or garlic powder!

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1 Servings
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 242Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 357mgCarbohydrates: 67gFiber: 3gSugar: 1gProtein: 11g

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Thursday 2nd of July 2015

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