Basic Pizza Dough

Recipe by Karen..
READY IN: 1hr 45mins




  • Combine sugar, water and yeast in a measuring cup or small bowl.
  • Combine flour and salt in a large bowl and make a well in the center.
  • Pour yeast mixture and oil in well and stir into dry ingredients until you have a soft dough.
  • If dough is too sticky, add a bit more flour.
  • Knead until smooth on a lightly floured surface.
  • Place in an oiled bowl, cover with a towel and let rise until doubled.
  • IF YOU HAVE A BREAD MACHINE skip the above steps and just put the ingredients in according to the machine's instructions and use the "dough" setting.
  • Punch down and let rest for 10 minutes.
  • Makes 1- deep dish or 2- 12-inch pizza crusts.
  • To bake, top with your favorite sauce, cheese, etc., and bake at 450°F for about 15 minutes or until crispy and cheese is bubbling.