Basic Pizza Dough

Posted on Apr 27 2012 - 9:37am by Archish Kashikar














400ml lukewarm water

Le Ingredients

Le Ingredients

14g fresh yeast or 7g of dried yeast

15g caster sugar

700g flour, plus extra for dusting

30g gluten flour (optional)

30g salt

60ml extra Virgin olive oil

50ml milk



Step 1:  Add 2 tablespoons of the water to the yeast and massage it into a paste with your fingers. Add the remaining water and the sugar and stir to combine.


Step 2:  In a bowl, add four, gluten (if using), salt and mix it completely. Add the yeast and mix till dough starts coming together. Then add the milk and oil and mix till the dough is smooth and elastic.

The making of the D'oh

The making of the D'oh


Step 3:  Lightly dust a clean work surface with fl our. Remove dough from the bowl. Knead the dough for a couple of minutes, dust with more flour when necessary. Shape the dough into a ball.


Step 4:  Lightly dust a clean chopping board or baking sheet with fl our. Place the dough on the board and cover with a clean tea towel and leave in a warm, moist place to prove for 10-15 minutes.


Step 5:  Cut the dough into portions and roll into balls. Cover with the tea towel  and set aside on the floured board to rise for a further 30 minutes or doubled in size.

[box_light]Now, the dough is ready to be used in any pizza recepie or in any recepie that requires the use of pizza dough. Enjoy! Bon Appetite! [/box_light]



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