Herbed Pizza Crust

photo by Missy Wombat photo by Missy Wombat
photo by Missy Wombat
photo by Missy Wombat photo by Missy Wombat
photo by Missy Wombat photo by Missy Wombat
Ready In:
1 12-inch pizza




  • Measure carefully, placing all ingredients except cornmeal in bread machine pan in order specified by owner manual.
  • Program dough cycle setting; Press start.
  • When dough is finished, remove dough from bread machine and let it rest 2 - 3 minutes.
  • Pat and gently stretch dough from edges until dough seems to not stretch anymore. Let rest 2-3 minutes more. Continue patting and stretching until dough is 12 - 14 inches in diameter.
  • Spray 12-14 inch pizza pan with cooking spray; Sprinkle with cornmeal, if desired.
  • Press dough into pan; Cover with towel and let stand in warm place for about 10 minutes *** I have added toppings with the dough from here and baked and it's great! But the recipe continues on -- ***
  • Position oven rack in lowest position; Preheat oven at 500°F Prick crust with fork at 2 inch intervals, Bake 4 - 5 minutes or until top is dry but not yet golden.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Follow topping and baking directions for individual recipes.
  • Makes 1 thick 12-inch crust or 1 medium-thick 14 inch crust. *** I've also been known to add garlic to this recipe.*** Enjoy!

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  1. This turned out really well with good flavour and texture. I will use this recipe again. I had to use a little extra water in mine as the bread machine was making a thumping sound.
  2. I mixed with my hands and kneed the bread "old school". Still came out great! I made 6 medium size pizzas!
  3. I thought this was very good. I used half white/half wheat flour and added 1/2 tsp garlic powder. I also had to add more water as several reviewers stated. I added more than 1/4 cup because it was so dry; when I pulled it out of the machine to knead it, it was a little sticky and I added a tablespoon or two of flour and then it was perfect. The crust seemed to rise in the oven making it a little thick. We had no pizza left which means my kids liked it, too.
  4. Delicious!! Perfect flavoring.
  5. I liked the seasoning combination in yours and decided this is it! I did have to add a bit of water to it. Your recipe is delicious. Thank you for sharing and for making this a most enjoyable weekend!



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