Simple pizza dough
I don't remember where I learned this simple recipe for pizza dough.
It makes enough dough for two
12 x 18
pan pizzas. I like it because it is so easy
to memorize and it makes good
Ingredients(2 pizza crusts)
- 5 cups flour
- 2 pkgs active dry yeast
- 2 Tbsp sugar
- 2 tsp salt
- 2 cups water
Mix all of the dry ingredients first, then add the water.
It will appear to be too dry. Do not add water.
Keep working the dough until it is
smooth. (This requires a little faith but it really works).
Let the dough rise once (approx 1 hour). Punch it down and knead again.
At this point you may choose to freeze some of the dough. If you
do freeze it, be sure to wrap it well and freeze it quickly.
With either fresh or thawed dough, let the dough rise a second time.
After it has risen, punch it down and use it for your pizza.
The dough will rise a little while you put the rest of your pizza toppings
on it. Then bake as appropriate for pizza thickness and toppings.
I have tried variations like whole wheat, and just about any flour combination
that works for bread works for pizza dough.
20 minutes preparation, 2 hours rising.
measure the ingredients.
Infinet, Inc. North Andover, MA
Recipe last modified: 19 Mar 86
From: rhorn@infinet (Rob Horn)
Subject: RECIPE: Pizza dough I
Date: 11 Jul 86 03:38:42 GMT
Organization: Infinet, Inc. North Andover, MA
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