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Pizza Crust - Recipe

A simple dough that always turns out great.
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Pizza Crust Recipe
  • In a small bowl, whisk yeast and water until yeast is completely dissolved. Set aside.
  • In a food processor, process the flours, salt and sugar for approximately 5 seconds.
  • With the machine running, slowly add liquid through the top feed slot. Continue to process until the dough forms a sticky ball and pulls away from the sides of the processor, approximately 1 /12 - 2 minutes.
  • If the dough is too sticky, add 1-2 teaspoons of flour, if it is too dry, add 1-2 teaspoons of water.
  • Divide dough into two equal portions and shap into smooth balls.
  • Place on a floured surface not closer than 5 inches apart.
  • Cover loosely with plastic wrap that has been coated with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Let rise until they have doubled in size, approximately 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 500°. Place rack on the lowest setting and place the pizza stone onto it to preheat as well.
  • Dust the dough with flour.
  • Using the palms of your hands, press the dough into an 8 inch disk. Working along the outside edges, stretch the dough into a 12 inch circle.
  • Transfer circle to the preheated pizza stone.
  • Bake for approximately 5 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cool completely or add your favorite pizza toppings.
Prep Time: 1.5 hours
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Container: pizza stone
Serving Size: 1 slice
-1 1/4 teaspoons instant yeast
-1 cup room temperature water
-1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
-1 cup cake flour
-1 1/2 teaspoons salt
-2 teaspoons sugar