Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe

Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe

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SERVINGS

2 Pizzas

INGREDIENTS

For the Dough:

  • 1 ¾ cup of warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 1 tablespoon of yeast
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 4 ½ cups of flour
  • ¼ cup of olive oil
  • Pinch of salt

 For the Hawaiian Pizza:

  • 4 ounces of pizza sauce
  • 1 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 4 slices of buffalo mozzarella
  • 4 tomato slices
  • ¼ cup of chopped crispy cooked bacon
  • ¾ cup of pineapple chunks
  • 1 sliced jalapeño, pith removed
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh basil

For the Mediterranean Pizza:

  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 cup of shredded mozzarella
  • 4 tomato slices
  • ½ cup of roasted garlic cloves
  • ¼ cup of sliced Kalamata olives
  • ½ cup of sliced cooked chicken
  • 2 quartered arthichokes
  • ¼ cup of sliced pepperoncinis
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh oregano leaves
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat the oven to 500° with a pizza stone.
  2. Dough: Add the ingredients to a standing mixer with the hook attachment and mix on low speed just until combined. 
  3. Cover the pizza dough and let rest for 1 hour.
  4. Next, form 2 dough balls and cover and rest for 15 minutes.
  5. Form each dough ball into a 12” pizza dough shell.
  6. One at a time place the pie dough shell on a flat cookie sheet tray dusted with cornmeal and add on the toppings in order from top to bottom spreading across the pie dough shell and leaving ½” inches around the outside for the crust.
  7. Transfer the pizza to the stone and cook at 500° for 10 minutes or until the crust is browned and the cheese is melted.