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Basic Pizza Dough

Makes: 12 Large Pizza Bases Oven:  220 °C / 450 °F
Preparation Time: 1 hour    Baking Time: 10 – 12 minutes

Ingredients

1 kg Cake flour ( 8 x 250 ml / 8 cups )
15 ml Salt ( 2 tsp )
20 ml Sugar ( 4 tbsp )
10 g Anchor Instant Yeast (1 packet)
560 ml Lukewarm water (± 1 1/4 cups)
60 ml Oil (1/4 cup)
Oil, to brush

Method

  1. Mix the cake flour, salt and sugar together. Add the Anchor Instant Yeast and mix.
  2. Mix the lukewarm water and the oil together and add to the dry Ingredients to form a soft dough.
  3. Knead the dough well for 10 minutes until smooth and elastic.
  4. Place the dough on a lightly floured surface, cover with greased plastic and leave to rest for 5 minutes.
  5. Knock the dough down, divide into 12 equal pieces and roll each piece into a thin circle of 23 cm in diameter.
  6. Place the bases on greased baking tray, brush with oil and top with toppings of your own choice.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven at 220 °C / 450 °F for 10 – 12 minutes, or until light brown and crisp.

Toppings

  1. Add any delicious toppings of your choice…Your pizza, your way!
Basic Pizza Dough