Pizza Dough

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00DifficultyIntermediate

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Yields1 Serving

 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

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Put the flour in a large bowl

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Add the salt to one side of the bowl

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Add the yeast to the other

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Add the Oil

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Gradually add in the water

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Mix all the ingredients to form a dough

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Turn out onto an oiled board

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Knead for 5-10 minutes

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The dough will be very sticky but work through it

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

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Leave for at least an hour to prove

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

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Divide the dough into 2 or 3

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Shape into balls

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On a flouredor semolina covered surface roll to desired size

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

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

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Ingredients

 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

Directions

1

Put the flour in a large bowl

2
3
4
5

Add the salt to one side of the bowl

6
7
8
9

Add the yeast to the other

10
11
12
13

Add the Oil

14
15
16
17

Gradually add in the water

18
19
20
21

Mix all the ingredients to form a dough

22
23
24
25

Turn out onto an oiled board

26
27
28
29

Knead for 5-10 minutes

30
31
32
33

The dough will be very sticky but work through it

34
35
36
37

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

38
39
40
41

Leave for at least an hour to prove

42
43
44
45

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

46
47
48
49

Divide the dough into 2 or 3

50
51
52

Shape into balls

53
54
55
56

On a flouredor semolina covered surface roll to desired size

57
58
59
60

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

61
62
63
64

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

Pizza Dough