Pizza Dough

Ingredients

  • 500g all purpose flour

  • 300ml luke warm water

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil

  • 1 packet dry yeast

  • 1 pinch of salt

  • 1 pinch of sugar

Directions

Mix yeast, sugar and salt into the water and let it sit and activate for 10-15 minutes until the yeast is foamy.

Add flour a large bowl (of a stand mixer if you have one), then add the oil and water/yeast mixture and mix together for a few minutes.

Turn out the dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead by hand for a few minutes until the dough is smooth.

Lightly coat the inside of a large bowl with olive oil and place the dough into the bowl, then cover with a towel or plastic wrap and let it rise in a warm place for at least 45 minutes.

Turn the dough back out onto a lightly floured surface, divide into two halves, then roll them out. Add sauce and toppings then bake in a preheated oven at 220C / 425F for about 10-15 minutes until the crust is brown.

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