Quick and easy pizza base

    45 min

    A quick, chewy pizza base that can be made in a flash with just basic pantry ingredients like yeast, flour, vegetable oil, sugar and salt.

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    Serves: 8 

    • 1 (7g) sachet dried active yeast
    • 1 teaspoon sugar
    • 235ml warm water (45 C)
    • 340g bread flour
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 teaspoon salt

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:15min resting  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Preheat oven to 230 C / Gas 8. In a medium bowl, dissolve yeast and sugar in warm water. Let stand until creamy, about 10 minutes.
    2. Stir in flour, salt and oil. Beat until smooth. Let rest for 5 minutes.
    3. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and pat or roll into a round base. Transfer base to a lightly greased pizza pan dusted with fine polenta or cornmeal. Spread with desired toppings and bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden brown. Let baked pizza cool for 5 minutes before serving.

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    My six year old daughter had a great time making pizza using this recipe. The base was as good if not better than the pan base at our favourite pizzaria.  -  15 Jan 2018


    Absolutely perfect. Made a fabulous pizza. Thank you! x  -  06 Jan 2018


    Great pizza dough recipe, quick & easy. My 10yr old daughter loved making her own pizza. Will definitely be making it again!  -  30 Oct 2017