The Ultimate Pizza Dough
Pizza is a universally beloved dish, and the key to a perfect pizza lies in its foundation – the dough. With our recipe for The Ultimate Pizza Dough, you’ll discover how to create the perfect canvas for your culinary masterpiece. This dough is easy to make, versatile, and guarantees a crispy, flavorful crust every time.
- 2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 cup warm water
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- In a small bowl, combine the yeast, sugar, and warm water. Let it sit for about 5 minutes, or until foamy.
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour and salt. Make a well in the center and pour in the yeast mixture and olive oil. Stir until a dough forms.
- Knead the dough on a floured surface for about 5 minutes, or until smooth and elastic. Place it in a greased bowl, cover, and let it rise for 1 hour, or until doubled in size.
- Preheat your oven to 475°F (245°C). Roll out the dough on a floured surface to your desired thickness.
- Transfer the rolled-out dough to a pizza stone or baking sheet. Add your favorite toppings and bake for 12-15 minutes, or until the crust is golden and the cheese is bubbly.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 1 pizza crust
The Ultimate Pizza Dough is a foolproof recipe that will elevate your pizza game. Whether you prefer classic Margherita or loaded meat lovers’ pizza, this dough will be your go-to.
Nutritional Information: Calories per serving – 150 | Fat – 2g | Carbohydrates – 28g | Protein – 4g
Pizza night will never be the same once you’ve tried The Ultimate Pizza Dough. So roll up your sleeves, gather your favorite toppings, and get ready to savor the best homemade pizza you’ve ever had!