New York Style Pizza & Calzone Crust

Recipe by me alex
READY IN: 1hr 50mins
YIELD: 2 pizzas




  • in large bowl of mixer, dissolve the sugar in the water. (i prefer sugar in the raw, but white work just fine).
  • Add oil and 2C of flour.
  • Mix on medium, 2 minutes.
  • Add salt and yeast, combine.
  • add remaining flour.
  • Turn out onto lightly floured surface and knead 5 minutes.
  • Divide into 2 equal balls, place in oiled bowls and cover with plastic wrap.
  • Allow to rise for 1 1/2 hours in warm location (I have done as little as 45 minutes -no problems).
  • Place dough on a lightly floured surface and sprinkle flour over the top.
  • Working from the edges to the center, press dough into a circle (12 inches).
  • Add sauce and ingredients, bake in a 500 degree oven for 20-25 minutes.