We’ve outlined all the ingredients and directions for you to make the perfect All-Purpose Pizza Dough. This dish qualifies as a Easy level recipe. It should take you about 1 hr 50 min to make this recipe. The All-Purpose Pizza Dough recipe should make enough food for 2 pounds dough.
You can add your own personal twist to this All-Purpose Pizza Dough recipe, depending on your culture or family tradition. Don’t be scared to add other ingredients once you’ve gotten comfortable with the recipe! Please see below for a list of potential cookware items that might be necessary for this All-Purpose Pizza Dough recipe.
Ingredients for All-Purpose Pizza Dough
- 1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
- 1 1/2 cups warm water (about 110˚ F)
- 2 cups bread flour
- 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for kneading
- 2 teaspoons sugar
- 2 teaspoons kosher salt
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for the bowl
Directions for All-Purpose Pizza Dough
- Sprinkle the yeast over the hot water in a small bowl. Let stand until dissolved and slightly foamy, 5 to 10 minutes.
- Meanwhile, whisk the bread flour, all-purpose flour, sugar and salt in a large bowl and make a well in the center. Pour the yeast mixture into the well and add the olive oil. Stir with a wooden spoon until a shaggy dough forms.
- Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface, dust the dough with flour and knead, dusting with more flour as needed, until very smooth and elastic but still slightly tacky, 3 to 5 minutes.
- Transfer the dough to an oiled bowl, turning to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise in a warm place until doubled in size, about 1 1/2 hours. Divide the dough into two 1-pound balls. (If making sheet-pan pizza, let the dough rise, covered, on an 11-by-17-inch rimmed baking sheet coated with 3 tablespoons olive oil instead of in a bowl; do not divide into two balls.)
- If not using the dough right away, wrap in plastic and refrigerate for up to 2 days or freeze for up to 3 months. Bring to room temperature before using.
Cookware for your recipe
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- Cooking pots
- Frying pan
- Cutting board
- Measuring cups
- Wooden Spoon
Categories in this Recipe
- Pizza Dough
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