Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza Crust

Recipe by tranch
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SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Whisk together water, yeast and sugar in a bowl and set aside to proof for 10 minutes.
  • In a large bowl sift together flour and salt and sprinkle in thyme. Mix eggs into yeast mixture. Pour liquid into dry ingredients and mix until a soft sticky dough forms.
  • remove dough to a lightly floured surface and knead 5 minutes, until dough is no longer sticky.
  • Place in a well oiled bowl, turning to coat all sides, cover and allow to rise until doubled in bulk 2 - 3 hours.
  • Punch dough down and place into a well oiled 12" pizza pan.
  • using your hands, move dough around the bottom of the pan and 2/3 the way up the sides.
  • Set aside and let rise 10 minutes.
  • Brush crust lightly with olive oil and add toppings.
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