If you love pizza, you’ll love this homemade pizza recipe that’s easy to make and tastes delicious. The secret is in the dough, which is made from scratch with just a few simple ingredients. This recipe makes enough dough for two 12-inch pizzas, so you can customize each one to your liking.
- 1 package active dry yeast
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 1/2 cups warm water
- 4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- In a large bowl, dissolve the yeast and sugar in the warm water. Let sit for 5 minutes.
- Add the flour, salt, and olive oil to the bowl and mix until a dough forms.
- Knead the dough on a floured surface for 5-10 minutes until it becomes smooth and elastic.
- Place the dough in a greased bowl, cover with a cloth, and let rise for 1-2 hours.
- Preheat the oven to 450°F.
- Punch the dough down and divide it into two pieces. Roll out each piece on a floured surface to a 12-inch circle.
- Place each crust on a baking sheet or pizza stone.
- Add your desired toppings to each pizza.
- Bake for 12-15 minutes or until the crust is golden brown and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
- Remove from the oven, slice, and enjoy!