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Basic Pizza Dough Recipe 01


- 2 packages dry yeast
- 1 1/2 cup lukewarm water
- 4 cups flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- 1 tablespoon olive oil


Dissolve yeast in water set aside for 5 minutes stirring occasionally. Combine flour salt sugar
and oil in bowl make a well in the center. When water/yeast mixture is bubbly pour into center
of well. Start kneading dough bringing flour toward center of bowl gradually increase kneading
If dough feels dry add a little more water if it feels sticky add more flour. Knead vigorously until
dough is smooth and elastic. Roll into ball cover with a damp cloth. Let rest for about 20 minutes
in warm place. Beat dough with your palm to expel gas formed while fermenting. Roll dough
again into ball place in greased bowl. Baste with oil. Cover with plastic wrap store in refrigerator.
When ready to use place dough on floured counter top or table. Flatten with your hands working
from center out (a rolling pin may do also). Push dough evenly onto greased cookie sheet or pizza
pan forming a 12-inch circle with edges thicker than middle. Apply favorite topping in desired
amounts. Bake in hot oven (475 to 500 degrees) until golden brown. recipe # 2

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