Quick and Easy Pizza Crust


Posted: January 15

Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

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Waiting for delivery for a hot pizza pie is so frustrating! Quick and Easy Pizza Crust ensures you never have to worry about waiting on a driver again when you want that cheesy goodness. This crust is the perfect blend of flavors and crispy, perfect for piling high with your favorite toppings. Quick and Easy Pizza Crust takes only 30 minutes so you can make it whenever the mood strikes!


Ingredients

• 1 (0.25 ounce) package active dry yeast • 1 teaspoon white sugar • 1 cup warm water, 110 degrees F • 2 1/2 cups bread flour, plus more for flouring a work surface • 1 teaspoon salt • 2 tablespoons olive oil • pizza toppings, of your choice, to taste

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.

Step 2

Lightly grease a pizza pan

Step 3

Add the warm water to a medium bowl.

Step 4

Sprinkle the yeast and sugar into the water, stirring to dissolve.

Step 5

Set the yeast mixture aside for about 10 minutes to allow the yeast mixture to become creamy.

Step 6

To the bowl, add the flour, salt, and oil.

Step 7

Using a wooden spoon, beat the mixture until smooth and no lumps remain.

Step 8

Set the dough aside to rest for 5 minutes.

Step 9

After the dough has rested, turn it out onto a lightly floured surface and pat or, using a rolling pin, roll the dough into a circle.

Step 10

Move the crust to the prepared pizza pan or a baker's peel dusted with cornmeal.

Step 11

Add the desired toppings.

Step 12

Place the pizza into the preheated oven and bake until the crust turns golden brown, about 15-20 minutes.

Step 13

Let the pizza cool slightly.

Step 14

Slice and serve.


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