Ingredients for 1 pizza, 4 to 6 slices
1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast
1 teaspoon white sugar
1 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
2 1/2 cups bread flour (regular white flour works as well)
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
1 package of pizza cheese
1 jar of pizza sauce
- Prep. Time → 20 min
- Cook Time → 15 to 20 min
1 Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
2 In a medium bowl, dissolve yeast and sugar in warm water.
3 Let stand until creamy, about 10 minutes.
4 Stir in flour, salt and oil. Beat until smooth. Let rest for 5 minutes.
5 Cover hands in flour or cornmeal before handling dough.
6 Turn dough out onto a lightly floured or cornmeal-covered surface and pat or roll into a round.
7 Transfer crust to a lightly greased pizza pan or baker's peel dusted with cornmeal.
8 Spread with sauce, cheese and desired toppings.
9 Optional: sprinkle with oregano.
10 Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden brown.
11 Let baked pizza cool for 5 minutes before serving.