No Need to Knead Pizza Dough


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This is the easiest pizza dough recipe you will ever try because the mixer does the kneading for you and it is also completely fool-proof. If you enjoy making pizza at home get your favorite pizza sauce and toppings ready to impress your family and friends. 

 

2 3/4 cups bread flour

1 tsp. salt

1 1/2 tsp dry yeast

2 tsp. sugar

1 cup warm water (about 110 degrees)

2 tbsp. olive oil (plus 1 tsp. for coating dough)

 

Place flour and salt into bowl of stand mixer with a dough hook attached.

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Place yeast, sugar and water into a large measuring cup and stir. Set timer for 10 minutes.

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After 10 minutes add 2 tbsp. of oil to yeast mixture then pour it into the flour and with the mixer on #2 setting and set timer for 10 minutes.

Then remove dough from bowl and pour remaining 1 tbsp. of oil into the bowl. Then roll the dough into a ball  on the counter then roll it around in the bowl to coat the dough with oil ( this keeps the dough from drying out while proofing).

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Place the dough back into the bowl and cover with plastic wrap.

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Allow the dough to proof (rise) for 1 hour or until doubled in size in a warm place in your kitchen.

After 1 hour remove the dough from the bowl and you are ready to create your masterpiece.

This recipe will make 2 – 10″ thin crust round pizzas or you can roll out the dough into a 9″ X 13″ sheet pan and allow to rise for an additional 10 minutes before you begin topping for 1 thick crust pizza.

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