Perfect Pizza Dough


  • 1 Packet Active Dry Yeast
  • 2 ½ Cups of Warm Water (not boiling)
  • 2 Teaspoons of Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil
  • 6 Cups Bread/Artisan Flour
  • 1 Tablespoon of Salt


  1. Pour warm water and sugar into mixing bowl, sprinkle yeast on top of water. Don’t stir, just let it sit on top for approximately 10- 12 minutes. You will start to see it foam on top.
  2. Add the olive oil, salt and 2 cups of flour, mix together using a dough hook or by hand.
  3. Continue to add the flour 1 cup at a time (leave approximately  ½ cup to the side).
  4. Continue mixing until the dough is elastic like and there is no more flour in the bowl.
  5. Empty dough onto a floured surface and knead approximately 15 times and form into a ball.
  6. Place the dough into a greased bowl (using non-stick spray, or few drops of oil).
  7. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and put a warm kitchen towel on top.
  8. Let it rise for approximately 1 hour, uncover punch down few times and recover for another hour.
  9. The dough is now ready, cut in half and stretch to desired thickness
  10. Make sure to use non-stick spray on the pan you intend to use
  11. Dress pizza up using desired sauce and toppings (We used an Alfredo Sauce) mushrooms, spinach and red bell peppers.
  12. Cook at 400 degrees for 24-28 minutes