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Pizza Dough

This Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe is so easy, and I consider it to be no-fail! It results in a traditional crust that is both chewy and crisp. You will make it again and again!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Pizza Crust
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 Crusts

Ingredients

  • 3 cup Flour
  • 1 packet Fast Rise Yeast any yeast should work
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 cup Warm Water

Instructions

  • Put flour into a large mixing bowl and make a well in the center.
  • Add yeast, sugar, salt, olive oil and water. Stir until combined.
  • Lightly oil a bowl. Set aside.
  • Lightly flour work surface.
  • Turn out dough and knead for 10 minutes or until a smooth ball forms.
  • Place dough ball into prepared bowl.
  • Cover with plastic wrap or clean cloth.
  • Set in a warm place for 30 minutes or until dough has doubled in volume.
  • Turn dough out on a floured surface and punch the dough to remove excess air, knead lightly.
  • Divide dough into 2.
  • Makes enough dough for 2 12" thin pizzas.
  • When ready to make pizza, stretch dough onto 12" pizza pan, being careful not to tear crust.
  • Preheat oven to 450.
  • Brush crust with a little olive oil.
  • Cover with pizza sauce, cheese and toppings.
  • Bake about 15 minutes, until crust is browned an cheese is melted and lightly browned.