Tuesday, November 4, 2008


3/4 cup warm water (110 degrees)
1 envelope active dry yeast
2 cups flour
1 tsp sugar
3/4 tsp salt
3 T olive oil

Pour 3/4 cups warm water into a small bowl. Stir in the yeast and let stand until dissolved (5-10 minutes).

Put 2 cups flour, 1 tsp sugar and 3/4 tsp salt in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a dough hook attachment. Add the dissolved yeast and 3 T olive oil. Knead dough until smooth (5-8 minutes) adding more flour, if needed.

Put dough into a bowl that has been sprayed with cooking spray. Cover with plastic wrap and let stand until doubled in size, about an hour.

Punch down dough and let rest for 5 minutes. Place dough on an oiled pan (sheet pan, pizza pan, etc.) and using your hands, form into desired shape.

Cover dough with spaghetti sauce of your choice. Add cheese and whatever toppings you like (pepperoni, onions, bell peppers, mushrooms, olives, ground meat, etc.)

Bake at 450 degrees until dough is browned and cheese has melted, approximately 15-20 minutes.

1 comment:

Queen B. said...

Is this a thin crust ? Do you make this often ? I'm looking for one that works every single time.