Pizza dough is easy to make and can be frozen so you have ready-to-go dough in the freezer.

You can use pizza dough for the best homemade pizza made with your favourite toppings as well as cheesy breadsticks and simple calzone hand pies.

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Makes:

2 x 12 inch Pizzas

Prep Time:

30 minutes

Rise Time:

4 hours

Cook Time:

15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup bread flour
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon active dry yeast
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 scant cup lukewarm water

How to make Pizza Dough

Check out our easy step by step video

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Mix both types of flour and your salt together in a large bowl

Step 2

In a small bowl, combine the yeast, water, and oil together

Step 3

Pour the yeast mixture into the flour

Step 4

Knead with your hands until it is well combined

Step 5

Let it rest for 15 minutes

Step 6

Knead the rested dough for another 3 minutes

Step 7

Cut into 2 pieces and form each piece into a ball

Step 8

Place the balls on a floured tray and cover with a damp cloth and allow to rise at room temperature for 4 hours or in the fridge for 8 – 24 hours

Step 9

Remove the dough from the tray and place it on a lightly oiled surface – if you are using the dough from the fridge, allow it to come to room temperature for 45 minutes

Step 9

Shape as needed

Freezing Tips

You can freeze the dough once you have completed step 8 and the dough has finished rising

Lightly coat in oil and place into freezer bags

You can store it in the freezer for 1 month

Allow it to thaw overnight in the fridge and then allow it to come to room temperature for an hour before shaping

Shape and use as needed

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How to Make Pizza Dough

Pizza dough is easy to make and can be frozen so you have ready-to-go dough in the freezer.
You can use pizza dough for the best homemade pizza made with your favourite toppings as well as cheesy breadsticks and simple calzone hand pies.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 mins
Rising Time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 30 mins
Course dinner, How To, lunch
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 2 12 inch pizzas
Calories 490 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup bread flour
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon active dry yeast
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 scant cup lukewarm water

Instructions
 

  • Mix both type of flour and your salt together in a large bowl
  • In a small bowl, combine the yeast, water, and oil together
  • Pour the yeast mixture into the flour
  • Knead with your hands until it is well combined
  • Let it rest for 15 minutes
  • Knead the rested dough for another 3 minutes
  • Cut into 2 pieces and form each piece into a ball
  • Place the balls on a floured tray and cover with a damp cloth and allow to rise at room temperature for 4 hours or in the fridge for 8 - 24 hours
  • Remove the dough from the try and place it on a lightly oiled surface - if you are using the dough from the fridge, allow it to come to room temperature for 45 minutes
  • Shape as needed

Notes

Freezing Tips
You can freeze the dough once you have completed step 8 and the dough has finished rising
Lightly coat in oil and place into freezer bags
You can store it in the freezer for 1 month
Allow it to thaw overnight in the fridge and then allow it to come to room temperature for an hour before shaping
Shape and use as needed

Nutrition Facts per serving

Calories: 490kcalCarbohydrates: 95gProtein: 16gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 1169mgPotassium: 187mgFiber: 5gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 1IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 22mgIron: 4mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition information can vary for a variety of reasons. For the most precise nutritional data use your preferred nutrition calculator based on the actual ingredients you used in the recipe.

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