Pizza Dough

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Rising Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian


  • stand mixer


  • 4 cups bread flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1.5 cups very warm water
  • 1 envelope fast acting yeast
  • 3 tbsp olive oil


  • Stir together the yeast, water, and sugar and let sit for five minutes
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, salt, and olive oil
  • While mixing, add in the yeast mixture to the mixing bowl
  • Mix the dough thoroughly. The dough should be slightly tacky but should not stick to your hands. If it is too dry or crumbly, add hot water and/or olive oil a teaspoon at a time until the dough has the right texture.
  • Remove the dough from the bowl, lightly oil the mixing bowl with olive oil, and return the dough to the bowl
  • Cover the dough and let rise for at least one hour
  • Top with pizza sauce and desired toppings and bake in a preheated oven at 500 degrees Fahrenheit for 13-14 minutes; cut and serve