Pizza With Homemade Dough

4-8 Slices
25 hr 20 min

Is it Friday yet? Does anyone else associate Fridays with pizza night? I don’t know if you feel the same, but for some reason I make pizza dough on Fridays on auto-pilot 😌 I mean, you can eat pizza everyday, it's the carbs that you need in your life, everything in moderation right? 🤓


This pizza ranks in the top 2 that I’ve ever made from scratch. The secret? A fluffy dough rested overnight and topped with simple ingredients. I'm not a fan of overcomplicating pizza, just layer it down with some good pizza sauce (opting for red sauce here) and added dried herbs (such as oregano or zaatar), lots of cheese, herbs and some meat if you'd like 🍕

Recipe details

  • 4-8  Slices
  • Prep time: 25 Hours Cook time: 20 Minutes Total time: 25 hr 20 min
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Ingredients

For the Dough

  • - 2 tsp instant yeast
  • - 2 tsp brown sugar
  • - 1/2 cup warm water
  • - 1/2 cup milk (yes milk)
  • - 2 cups flour + 1/4 cup for dusting
  • - A drizzle olive oil (~ 3 tbsp)
  • - Pinch of salt

For the Toppings

  • - 1 cup Pizza sauce with 1 tsp oregano and salt + pepper to taste
  • - 1 cup+ of mozzarella cheese
  • - Prosciutto and/or pepperoni and/or sausage
  • - Basil
  • - 1 tsp chili flakes

Instructions

For the dough

Mix dough ingredients and rest overnight in the fridge. If you're pressed on time, 1-2 hours works too
The next day, preheat oven at 350F
Massage the dough, sprinkle flour on a clean surface and knead the dough.
Bake for 5-8 min at 350F, until half cooked

For the Pizza

Spread tomato sauce on the dough
Add cheese, prosciutto, chili flakes
Bake for 10 min at 350F until cheese melts
Sprinkle with basil

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