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Pizza Dough

Pizza Dough

50 mins total time

20 mins active time

Easy

Makes 4 thin or 2 thick

Ingredients


Measurements:

  • 1 tbsp active dried yeast
  • 1 tbsp superfine sugar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup (8 fl oz) warm water
  • 3 cups (1 lb) bread flour
  • 1 tbsp salt

Instructions

  • 1Put the yeast, sugar, oil and water in a large bowl and stir to combine.
  • 2Assemble the mixer using the glass mixing bowl and dough hook. Add the flour to the bowl. Turn the mixer to FOLDING/KNEADING setting. Add the yeast mixture and knead for 5 minutes until smooth and elastic.
  • 3Put the dough in a lightly oiled bowl. Cover and rest in a warm place for 30 minutes or until dough has doubled in size.
  • 4Turn the dough out onto a floured surface. Punch down the dough to remove excess air, then lightly knead until smooth.
  • 5For thin crust, divide the dough into 4 x 6-oz dough balls.
  • 6For thicker crust, divide the dough into 2 even dough balls.