December 01, 2007

Homemade Deep Dish Pizza

Pizza Dough

1 pkg. (2 1/4 t) dry active yeast
1 T sugar
1/2 t salt
1/4 c dry powdered milk
1 1/3 c warm water

Put into the bowl of a mixer or mix by hand. Wait 2 minutes.

2 T olive oil
4 c flour

Knead in a Kitchen Aid style (heavy duty) mixer 5 minutes or knead 10 minutes by hand. Let rest 10 minutes.

Depending on the thickness of the pizza you like - Use in 1, 2 or 3 greased, average 'home' sized large pizza pans Let raise about 1 1/2 hours and top with your choice. Bake at 400 approximately 16-25 minutes in a heavily greased pan depending the size of your pan and how many toppings you have on it. Bake until golden brown.

Related products available through Amazon;

Cast Iron Pizza Pan -14 Inch- Makes Amazing Golden Crust Pizza -Better than Ceramic or Stone Baking
Kamado Joe KJ-DDPS Deep Dish Pizza Stone
Sassafras SuperStone Deep Dish Pizza/Pie Baker

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