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homemade pizza crust

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a recipe by
Eddie Jordan
Bristow, OK

My family loves homemade pizza.It's really good and you can put anything on it you want. You can make any kind of pizza you want.

★★★★★ 1
serves Makes 2 crusts
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Convection Oven

Ingredients For homemade pizza crust

  • 3 1/2 TO 4 c
  • 1/2 c
    water or half water and half flat beer
  • 1 pkg
    avtive dry yeast
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil

How To Make homemade pizza crust

  • 1
    Heat water to 115 degrees. Dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup of the warm water. Set aside for 5 minutes.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, Combine 2 cups flour, salt, olive oil and remaining water to make a soft dough ( or use 3/4 cup water plus 3/4cup flat beer for extra flavor) Stir in dissolved yeast plus enough remaining flour to make a stiff dough.
  • 3
    Turn onto floured board,kneed until all remaining flour is absorbed and dough is smooth.
  • 4
    Place in a greased bowl, turning to grease top of dough.
  • 5
    Let rise until doubled ( about 4 minutes ). When pressed down with two fingers 1/4 inch deep, the impression should remain if they spring back dough has not risen enough, Let rise longer.
  • 6
    Punch down,Divide in half and form into 2 12 inch balls. Rolling out to make two pizza's.
  • 7
    Top with your favorite pizza toppings and bake at 325 degrees until bubbly
  • 8
    TIP: Dough will be easier to handle if you coat your hands with olive oil.