Homemade Pizza Dough

Homemade Pizza Dough
Homemade Pizza Dough

Homemade Pizza Dough

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Don't let a busy schedule stop you from enjoying homemade pizza. With a quick prep time and only 12 minutes in the oven, you can have a fresh, hot pizza faster than delivery. Customize it with your favorite healthy toppings for meal that's as fun to make as it is to eat!
Course Main Course
Cook Time 12 minutes


  • pizza stone or baking sheet
  • Pizza Peel optional
  • Parchment Paper optional
  • Pizza Cutter


  • 1 cup warm water about 110 degrees
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 ¼ tsp active dry yeast
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups bread flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dried basil or oregano optional
  • 1 tsp garlic powder optional
  • sprinkle Cornmeal for dusting the pan or use parchment paper


  • Preheat the oven to 450℉ degrees. If using a pizza stone, place stone into the oven as it heats.
  • Proof yeast by combining warm water, yeast and sugar in a mixing bowl. Stir to combine. Let sit for 5 minutes or until bubbles and or froth form.
    1 cup warm water, 1 tsp sugar, 2 ¼ tsp active dry yeast
  • In a medium size mixing bowl or using stand mixer, add flour, salt and olive oil and mix well. The dough will form a ball and feel slightly sticky.
    2 tbsp olive oil, 2 cups bread flour, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp dried basil or oregano, 1 tsp garlic powder
  • Spread olive oil on your hands if the dough is too sticky so you can work with the dough easily and form dough into a ball.
  • Transfer to a oiled surface and let sit for about five minutes.
  • Divide dough in two or four smaller pieces. Using parchment paper, shape or roll the dough into a circle, a heart, or whatever shape you prefer.
    sprinkle Cornmeal for dusting the pan
  • Add your favorite pizza sauce and toppings.
  • Using a pizza peel to transfer the pizza and parchment to the preheated pizza stone.
  • Bake at 450℉ degrees for 12 minutes or until desired doneness.
  • Remove from oven with pizza peel and put onto cutting board. Serve and enjoy!!
  • Makes two medium or four small pizzas.


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