pizza dough recipe

Pizza Dough Recipe

Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Keyword pizza, pizza dough
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Rising Time 1 hour
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 pizzas
Calories 555kcal
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes


  • 1 C warm water
  • 3 tsp yeast
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 4 C bread flour
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil


  • Preheat oven and pizza stone to 450 degrees
  • Combine yeast and sugar with warm water and allow to sit for 5-10 minutes until bubbly
  • Add flour, salt, and olive oil into the yeast mixture and knead until smooth, but a little sticky. Approximately 5 minutes with a stand mixer or 10 minutes by hand.
  • Allow dough to rise for at least one hour.
  • Cover pizza paddle or backside of a cookie sheet with a light layer of cornmeal.
  • Roll out dough.  (You may need to add a little extra flour.)
  • Add sauce and desired toppings.  Slide pizza onto hot pizza stone.  Bake for 10 - 12 minutes, until edges are golden brown.


Calories: 555kcal | Carbohydrates: 99g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1174mg | Potassium: 182mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1.3mg