Pizza Crust

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Here is a quick pizza crust recipe that does not require any rise time and can easily be worked in to either a thin or thick crust.

Ingredients List

  • 218 g (1 cup) warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
  • 343 g (2.5 cups) bread flour
  • 20 g (2 TBL) olive oil
  • 7.5 g (0.25 oz.) active dry yeast
  • 5 g (1 tsp) sugar
  • 6 g (1 tsp) Kosher salt
  • Garlic salt
  • Oregano

Process

  1. Mise en Place – gather and measure your ingredients.
  2. Prepare pizza toppings, i.e., cook sausage, make sauce, grate cheese, etc.
  3. Preheat oven to 425 deg. F. fan or 450 deg. F (230 degrees C) conventional.
  4. Pitch yeast – add yeast and sugar in warm water. Cover with towel for 10 minutes.
  5. Add flour, salt and oil to mixer, then add yeast. Mix on speed 1 for two minutes, then on speed 4 for four minutes (to knead).
  6. Rest dough for 5 minutes.
  7. Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface and work into the desired shape and thickness. A roller works best but can use hands.
  8. Transfer crust to a lightly greased pizza pan or a pan that’s dusted with cornmeal.
  9. Slightly prebake the crust for 4-5 mins before topping
  10. Top with desired pizza ingredients.
  11. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden brown.
  12. Cool pizza 5 minutes before serving.

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