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Homemade pizza

Homemade Pizza Dough with "00" Flour

Stacy Day-Cummings
5 from 3 votes

Equipment

  • Pizza Stone is nice but not needed

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tsp instant yeast
  • cups warm water
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 5-6 cups "00" flour

Instructions
 

  • Combine water, sugar and yeast in the bowl of stand mixer and stir
  • Let sit 5-10 minutes until foamy
  • With mixer on low speed, add salt and oil to water and yeast
  • Add 5 cups of flour, one cup at a time until all ingredients are incorporated
  • Increase speed to medium and knead for 5 mins, if dough is crumbly add 1 tbsp of water, if sticky, add 1 tbsp of flour at a time until dough forms a ball and sides of bowl are clean
  • Turn dough on to floured surface and fold on to itself a few times
  • Place in oiled bowl and turn to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise for 1 hour until doubled in size
  • Punch dough down and knead for 2 minutes. Divide into 6 equal pieces. Cover and let rest 10 minutes.
  • Roll or pat dough into a large circle of desired thickness, crust will rise during baking. Place on a floured pizza paddle
  • Brush with a little olive oil. Top with favorite toppings and cheese
  • Preheat oven or grill to 450°F with the pizza stone in the oven or on the grill to heat at the same time.
  • Slide pizza from paddle to stone and cook for 12-15 minutes. If making on grill, make sure to close lid.
  • Slice and enjoy