Pizza Dough

PennyBy Penny  ,

May 1, 2015


250g strong white bread or pizza flour

5g quick acting yeast

5g salt

1fl oz olive oil plus extra to drizzle

6fl oz tepid water

Extra flour or semolina for rolling


1Put the flour in a large bowl

2Add the salt to one side of the bowl

3Add the yeast to the other

4Add the Oil

5Gradually add in the water

6Mix all the ingredients to form a dough

7Turn out onto an oiled board

8Knead for 5-10 minutes

9The dough will be very sticky but work through it

10When the dough is smooth and elastic put it into an oiled bowl and cover with a damp teatowel

11Leave for at least an hour to prove

12Heat oven to 200C not fan and put in a pizza stone or baking tray to heat

13Divide the dough into 2 or 3

14Shape into balls

15On a flouredor semolina covered surface roll to desired size

16Top with pizza sauce and your favourite toppings. Drizzle with a little olive oil

17Put onto hot tray or stone and cook for about 15 minutes