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    Grama Bonnie's Pizza Crust

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 10 mins

    1 hr

    10 mins

    Aioli_Queen's Note:

    This is my absolute favorite pizza crust. My grandmother has been making it for as long as I can remember. She's Irish and a wonderful cook but my Italian grandfathers' hand is definitely in this crust! It's shorter than most and has a flaky, tender, nearly pastry like texture. To get the full benefit of its yumminess I suggest cooking your pizza on a throughly heated pizza stone. (The active prep time includes the rising time and the cooking time is after the pizza has been rolled out and topped)

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    pizzas

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl and set aside.
    2. 2
      Combine the yeast and sugar in a small bowl and add warm water. Warm means hot enough that you can only hold your finger in it for about 2 or 3 seconds but not so hot that you have to jerk your hand away.
    3. 3
      Allow the yeast and water to get bubbly, about 8 minutes.
    4. 4
      Add the yeast/water/sugar mixture and the olive oil to the dry ingredients.
    5. 5
      Gently mix with a wooden spoon and then switch to your hands. Dump the dough on a wooden board or counter top and knead until smooth and elastic (about 6-8 minutes). You may need to add more flour.
    6. 6
      When kneaded place the dough in a lightly oiled bowl and cover with a towel. Set in a warm place and allow to rise until double (about 45minutes).
    7. 7
      After the dough has risen gently punch it down, knead again and then divide into two equal pieces. Each piece is enough for an approximately 11inch pizza.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 29, 2008

      55

      Mmmmm! Soft yet crisp. Not too flaky or soggy or hard or doughy; just right! Next time, I might ad some garlic and rosemary to give it a livelier taste. Thanks Grandma Bonnie! ~ For PAC Spring 2008

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    Nutritional Facts for Grama Bonnie's Pizza Crust

    Serving Size: 1 (849 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1357.7
     
    Calories from Fat 518
    38%
    Total Fat 57.6 g
    88%
    Saturated Fat 8.0 g
    40%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 595.0 mg
    24%
    Total Carbohydrate 185.9 g
    61%
    Dietary Fiber 18.7 g
    75%
    Sugars 2.9 g
    11%
    Protein 30.7 g
    61%

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