Pizza Dough


2 tsps. Yeast                                                       

2 tsps. Sugar                                                       

1 cup Warm Water                                              

1 tsp. Olive Oil (optional)                                               

3 cups Flour                                                        

1 tsp. Salt                                                


  • Use a large bowl to combine the Yeast, Sugar and Water; let stand      until foamy.  (About 5 min.)
  • Add the Olive Oil and stir in 1/2 the Flour and Salt.
  •  When you are no longer able to stir, turn the Dough out on a floured surface and in knead in enough of the  remaining Flour to make a Soft Dough.
  •  Continue kneading until the Dough is smooth, shiny and elastic.
  • Place the Dough in a greased bowl and cover with plastic wrap.
  • Allow to rise for one hour or until doubled in bulk.  Punch down and shape to fit a pizza pan. 
  • Continue with the directions per your Pizza recipe.

YIELD:   Enough dough for 1 large pizza or 8 small pizzas.

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