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To make the perfect All-Purpose Pizza Dough we've included ingredients and directions for you to easily follow. This recipe is considered a beginner level recipe. The total time to make this recipe will be 1 hr 50 min. This All-Purpose Pizza Dough will produce enough food for 2 pounds dough.

Depending on your culture or family tradition there can be multiple variations for making this All-Purpose Pizza Dough recipe. Once you've read through and familiarize yourself with our recommended ingredients and directions, you can add your own twist to this recipe to make it your own! We've included a list of potential cookware or bakeware items below that might be necessary for this All-Purpose Pizza Dough recipe.

All-Purpose Pizza Dough Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 1 1/2 cups warm water (about 110˚ F)
  • 2 cups bread flour
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for kneading
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for the bowl

All-Purpose Pizza Dough Directions

  1. Sprinkle the yeast over the hot water in a small bowl. Let stand until dissolved and slightly foamy, 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk the bread flour, all-purpose flour, sugar and salt in a large bowl and make a well in the center. Pour the yeast mixture into the well and add the olive oil. Stir with a wooden spoon until a shaggy dough forms.
  3. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface, dust the dough with flour and knead, dusting with more flour as needed, until very smooth and elastic but still slightly tacky, 3 to 5 minutes.
  4. Transfer the dough to an oiled bowl, turning to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise in a warm place until doubled in size, about 1 1/2 hours. Divide the dough into two 1-pound balls. (If making sheet-pan pizza, let the dough rise, covered, on an 11-by-17-inch rimmed baking sheet coated with 3 tablespoons olive oil instead of in a bowl; do not divide into two balls.)
  5. If not using the dough right away, wrap in plastic and refrigerate for up to 2 days or freeze for up to 3 months. Bring to room temperature before using.

Recipe Categories

  • Pizza Dough
  • Low-Fat
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Chef Antonio

Chef Antonio

Chef Antonio has deep family roots in Italy. He spent summers living in Rome with his nona which developed his passion for cooking and expertise in preparing traditional Italian dishes. Antonio has two girls, one boy and a dog that he loves to cook for daily!

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