Baking Perfect Pizza
1 1/4 cwater, warm
1envelope (.25 oz) active dry yeast
1 Tbspolive oil
3 1/2 call-purpose flour
1 cpizza sauce
2 cmozzarella cheese
How to Make Baking Perfect Pizza
- Place 1/4 cup warm water in a large bowl. Sprinkle yeast over water, stir in sugar. Let stand 5 mins. Add remaining water, oil, and salt. Stir in flour until dough pulls away from side of bowl.
- Turn dough onto lightly floured surface. Knead until smooth, 8-10 mins. Coat large bowl with cooking spray; place dough in bowl, turning to grease top. Cover loosely with plastic wrap. Let rise in warm place until almost done. 45 mins.
- Preheat oven to 450. Punch down dough. Coat two 12-in. pizza pans with cooking spray; sprinkle pans with cornmeal. Divide dough in half. Roll dough to fit prepared pans; press dougb against edge to form rim. Bake crust for 10 mins.
- Remove crust from oven and top with pizza sauce. Add toppings and cheese. Bake 15-20 mins. longer.