Pizza DoughSubmitted by: LYNNPEREZ87
IntroductionA wonderful crust for deep dish pizza! A wonderful crust for deep dish pizza!
2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1 1/2 cups warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
Stir the salt and oil into the yeast solution. Mix in 2 1/2 cups of the flour.
Turn dough out onto a clean, well floured surface, and knead in more flour until the dough is no longer sticky. Place the dough into a well oiled bowl, and cover with a cloth. Let the dough rise until double; this should take about 1 hour. Punch down the dough, and form a tight ball. Allow the dough to relax for a minute before rolling out. Use for your favorite pizza recipe.
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). If you are baking the dough on a pizza stone, you may place your toppings on the dough, and bake immediately. If you are baking your pizza in a pan, lightly oil the pan, and let the dough rise for 15 or 20 minutes before topping and baking it.
Bake pizza in preheated oven, until the cheese and crust are golden brown, about 15 to 20 minutes.
Serving Size: Makes 1 giant pizza crust (about 12 big slices)
Number of Servings: 12
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LYNNPEREZ87.