Quick and easy pizza dough

Quick and easy pizza dough


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About this recipe: This one is a quick recipe that involves no more than mixing a few basic ingredients and patting the dough into the pan. No need to wait for the dough to rise with this recipe.

Gudny Bjorg Kjaerbo

Serves: 15 

  • 375g (13 oz) plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 7g (1/4 oz) dried active baking yeast
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 225ml (8 fl oz) warm water (45 C)

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Combine flour, salt, sugar, and yeast in a large bowl. Mix in oil and warm water. Spread out on a large pizza pan. Top as desired.
  2. Bake at 190 C / Gas mark 5 for 20 to 25 minutes.

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Reviews (139)


Hi i want to make this recipe today and I was wondering when it says to cook for 25 minutes does that also mean with the toppings or before adding the topping? Thank you - 16 Dec 2011


Something else. Good recipe, but like other reviewers, it's missing directions. Here's my changes: 300ml warm water, 1 sachet yeast, 1 tblsp sugar, 1 tsp thyme, 3 tblsp olive oil, 375g+ flour, 1 tsp salt. Mix water, yeast, sugar & oil in mixer bowl. Then add flour & salt. Mix-knead for 10-12 minutes, sprinkling with flour to keep from sticking to bowl. Dough should be elastic & smooth. Place dough in oiled bowl, cover dough with oil, cover & let stand 1 hr at room temp. Then divide dough 2 equal parts roll into balls, cover with damp towel & let stand another 10 mins. Use immediately. Don't forget to poke holes into dough with fork once rolled onto tin to let steam escape while baking. - 14 Jul 2008


Altered ingredient amounts. I needed slightly more flour for the final mixing, otherwise it was very wet and sticky. - 10 Jan 2009

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