Cheese and herb gluten free pizza base

    Cheese and herb gluten free pizza base


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    About this recipe: Gluten free pizza will be enjoyed by all with this easy and delicious gluten free pizza base. Flavoured with herbs and Parmesan, it is a tasty foundation on which to build your favourite pizza!

    Serves: 8 

    • 100g gluten free plain flour
    • 25g chickpea flour
    • 30g cornflour
    • 35g tapioca flour
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons gluten free baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
    • 1 teaspoon dried Italian herbs
    • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
    • 1 teaspoon caster sugar
    • 250ml lukewarm water
    • 1 (7g) sachet dried active baking yeast
    • 1 egg
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
    • 1 teaspoon caster sugar
    • 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped garlic

    Prep:25min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. Preheat oven to 220 C / Gas 7. Line a baking tray with baking parchment, then lightly grease the parchment.
    2. Stir the plain flour, chickpea flour, cornflour, tapioca flour, baking powder, xanthan gum, Italian herbs, oregano, salt and Parmesan cheese together in a bowl; set aside.
    3. Dissolve 1 teaspoon of caster sugar in the lukewarm water. Sprinkle the yeast over top and set aside until foamy, 3 to 5 minutes. Beat the egg in a separate bowl with the olive oil, vinegar, 1 teaspoon sugar and garlic until smooth. Once the yeast is foamy, whisk it into the egg mixture, then stir in the flour until no dry lumps remain. Spread the dough over the prepared parchment, leaving the outer edge slightly thicker than the centre.
    4. Par-bake in preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes until the dough has risen and is slightly firm.
    5. Remove from oven and top with your favourite pizza toppings, then continue baking at 220 C / Gas 7 until the base is golden brown, 20 to 30 minutes. Remove the pizza from the tray and cook directly on the oven rack for 5 minutes for a crisp base, if desired.

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