Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

I've made this several times and it always turns out good. Make sure you knead the dough for the required 5-7 minutes. I have added dried herbs and onion flakes right into the dough as well.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat your oven to 400'F.
  2. Place the flour, baking powder and the salt into a bowl. Make a well in the center and add the water and oil.
  3. Combine by gradually incorporating the flour into the olive oil and water. You may want to add a little more water if necessary.
  4. Transfer the dough to a floured board and knead it at least for 5-7 minutes.
  5. Let the dough rest in an air tight plastic bag while you prepare the toppings for your pizza.
  6. Once the toppings are made, set them aside and take the dough out of the plastic bag.
  7. Put a tiny bit of oil in the center of your pizza pan and with your hands and finger tips spread the dough to cover the pan. I use a 12 inch pizza pan. You could probably stretch it to 15 inches, but it would be a thinner crust.
  8. Place your pizza sauce on the dough and then cover with your favorite toppings.
  9. Pop it into the preheated oven. Check it after about 20 minutes to see how the crust is browning. Some ovens are hotter then others, so this is a good habit to get into.
  10. Bon Appetit!
  11. P.S.: If you change the ingredients in this recipe I can't guarantee it's going to turn out the way mine did. But, hey, experiment with it. Thanks for choosing my recipe!


Most Helpful

This so so fast and easy! I use this now instead of buying ready made dough. I use regular all purpose flour but it comes out great. I bake it on a pizza stone and the crust is thin and soft much better than fast food crust.

Bonnie Douglass September 26, 2008

We have made this a couple of times and turns out great each time. Tonight we cut the dough into circles with a cutter and baked for 10 minutes and these made amazing burger buns - a little flatter than the conventional burger bun but just the way we like it! GREAT recipe - simple and speedy!

gjkeen March 07, 2010

This crust was exactly what I hoped it would be. Thin and crispy on the edges...soft and light everywhere else. Here's what I changed up: I used all-purpose flower, kneaded for about two minutes and pressed (very thinly) onto a cookie sheet that had been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. I didn't do the plastic bag thing, but I did let the dough sit for awhile after I'd pressed it onto the cookie sheet. I then spread olive oil over the dough and added my toppings. Also, baked at 450 for about 12 minutes. It came out great.

CookETC July 16, 2009

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