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Homemade Pizza Dough

The Home Cooks Kitchen
Ever wondered how to make pizza dough? We've got you covered with this easy peasy pizza dough! Nuff said
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Main
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2 people
Calories 294 kcal


  • 1 cup wholemeal or plain flour
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp dried yeast
  • ¼ tsp sugar
  • cup luke warm water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  • Sift flour into a large mixing bowl and add the salt. Make a well in the centre with a spoon.
  • Dissolve the sugar in the warm water
  • Once sugar is dissolved, sprinkle yeast over the water and set aside for 2 minutes or until yeast has dissolved. Stir with spoon
  • Add the water to the flour mixture and stir.
  • Lightly flour hand, add olive oil to the dough and mix with hands until well combined
  • Cover with a clean tea towel and set aside in a warm place for about 45-60 minutes or until dough has doubled in size.
  • Once risen, punch dough down and the roll or press dough into a round 12" pizza tray.
  • Add your favourite toppings and pop into a 200C/400F oven for about 10 minutes until golden and crunchy
Keyword Pizza Dough