Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 1 hr 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is an easy, really good pizza dough from the cookbook that came with my KitchenAid mixer. Last night, I topped it with grilled vegetables, pine nuts, and fresh mozzarella but the possibilities are endless. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dissolve yeast in warm water in warmed bowl.
  2. Add salt, olive oil, and 2 1/2 cup flour.
  3. Attach bowl and dough hook, turn to speed 2 and mix 1 minute.
  4. Continuing on speed 2, add remaining flour, 1/2 cup at a time, until dough clings to dough hook and cleans sides of bowl. Knead on speed 2 for 2 minutes.
  5. Place in greased bowl, turning to grease top.
  6. Cover, let rise in warm place until doubled in bulk (about 1 hour).
  7. Punch dough down.
  8. Brush 14 inch pizza pan with oil.
  9. Press dough across bottom of pan forming collar around edge to hold filling Top with fillings and bake at 450°F for 15 to 20 minutes.


Most Helpful

I use this recipe all the time. It is important to only put as much flour as needed usually closer to 2.5 than 3.5 cups. Sometimes I double the olive oil, sometimes I add herbs to the dough such as rosemary or italian seasoning.

quixoposto February 07, 2010

Great! I only needed about 2 1/2-3 cups flour and proofed the yeast with a tsp of sugar. I did knead it in the mixer for at least 5 minutes until I thought the dough was ready. I let rise for 1 hour then a second rise for 45 minutes. I was able to stretch and roll this out to a huge round pizza (we like it thin) and still save a small ball of dough to make my son one for lunch tomorrow. Thanks Kitten!

newmama January 07, 2010

I LOVE this dough recipe. I used to make it all the time when my KA mixer was new, then I lost the recipe book. I use a white wheat flour now, and it's dryer for some reason, so I end up adding a few TBS warm water to the mix while it's mixing. So if you use a whole grain flour, add water if dough it acting crumbly and not balling up as it should! November 21, 2008

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