Good Selfmade Pizza Dough – Fraiche Residing

This Good Selfmade Pizza Dough recipe is tried-and-true and is able to bake with in 2 hours. Use it to make unbelievable home made pizzas or calzones!

Making your individual dough is so extremely satisfying and never practically as onerous as it could appear. With a purpose to maintain the toppings, pizza dough is a bit completely different from a typical bread dough. The addition of semolina flour strengthens the dough, however should you can’t discover it, you should use all-purpose flour to exchange the identical quantity within the recipe or a great bread flour (or ideally, a Typo 00 flour).  You can too substitute half of the all-purpose flour with complete wheat flour to make it a bit more healthy if you want!

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How To Make Selfmade Pizza Dough

Skip the pizza supply since you solely want just a few fundamental components to start! The components and instruments I take advantage of for this good dough recipe are:

  • lukewarm water
  • sugar
  • energetic dry yeast
  • olive oil
  • semolina flour
  • all-purpose flour
  • salt
  • pizza peel
  • a pizza stone
homemade pizza dough

Do I Want a Pizza Stone?

We’re critical about pizza round our home, which is why we invested in an outside pizza oven. Nonetheless, when baking pizza in my indoor kitchen oven, I at all times use a pizza stone!

Standard ovens and grills weren’t made to bake pizza, which generally requires a extremely popular floor to bake to perfection. A pizza stone adjustments the sport, and acts as floor to carry that top warmth in an oven or on the grill. When used correctly, the stone heats up, and when the pizza is positioned on the stone, the crust begins to cook dinner instantly, mimicking the cooking fashion of a conventional brick pizza oven!

For those who don’t personal a pizza stone merely use a baking sheet flipped the other way up.

homemade pizza dough

Pizza Recipes

Utilizing this dough as your base you’ll be able to simply choose-your-own-pizza-adventure! Create a DIY pizza setup: attempt my Mushroom & Thyme combo, or do this in my Selfmade Pizza Pocket Model! However should you want another concepts yow will discover my favorite pizza topping mixtures right here! I at all times serve a heaping bowl of arugula tossed in olive oil and salt alongside to high our pizzas (sort of like a salad pizza – gotta get these greens in!).

homemade pizza dough

Good 2-hour Selfmade Pizza Dough

Make this impressively straightforward 2 hour pizza dough in your subsequent pizza celebration!

Resting Time 1 hour 30 minutes


  • 2 ½ cups lukewarm water
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon energetic dry yeast or 1 x 8 oz packages
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 150 grams semolina flour 1 cup: plus additional for cooking*
  • 550-800 grams all-purpose flour 4- 5 cups (use Tipo ’00 flour should you can)
  • 2 teaspoons salt


  1. In a big measuring cup, combine collectively the lukewarm water and sugar till the sugar dissolves. Sprinkle within the yeast and let it sit for about 5-10 minutes, till the yeast begins to ferment and bubble. Stir within the olive oil and put aside.

  2. Place the semolina flour and a pair of cups of the all-purpose flour together with the salt in a big bowl and whisk collectively. Create a properly within the heart.

  3. Pour the moist combination into the properly and stir along with a fork or wood spoon till it’s properly blended. Switch the dough to a well-floured clear floor and sprinkle additional flour on the dough.

  4. Knead the dough for about 10 minutes, till the dough seems to be easy and stretchy, including additional flour as you knead to maintain the dough from sticking to your fingers and the floor. The dough ought to really feel smooth and stretchy when pulled (simply barely stiffer than my bread dough if in case you have made that).

  5. Place the ball of dough in a big bowl greased with olive oil, mud the highest of the dough with flour, cowl with a clear dish towel, and place in a heat draft-free space for about 1-1 1/2 hours, till the dough has doubled in dimension. Punch the dough down. At this level you’ll be able to both refrigerate the dough in a single day (lined with plastic or beeswax wrap and sometimes punched down) or divide the dough into 4-8 parts (relying on how huge you need your pizzas)and let the dough balls sit to chill out whereas preheating your oven. In case you have refrigerated your dough you’ll want to convey it to room temperature earlier than you’re able to bake.

  6. As soon as able to bake, warmth the oven to the very best warmth setting (500 F for many ovens) and place a pizza stone within the oven for 20-Half-hour to pre-heat.

  7. Utilizing your fingers, kind and flatten every pizza crust on a flat floor dusted generously with semolina flour till it’s good and skinny. It is best to do that instantly on a pizza peel (the paddle that they use in these fancy eating places) to simply switch to the recent stone. Prime the pizza with the specified toppings.

  8. Fastidiously switch the pizza to the stone, and bake till the pizza is golden brown and the cheese bubbles, about 8-10 minutes. Minimize and serve scorching.

Recipe Notes

*you’ll be able to, must you want, skip the semolina flour and use simply all-purpose flour

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