Mom’s Pizza Dough

Mom’s Pizza Dough
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May 27, 2018
Pizza Dough
Mom’s homemade pizza dough.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Mix time: 15 minutes
Yield: 2 regular size pizzas
1 pkg yeast
1 tsp sugar
1 Cup warm water (approx 115º
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 Tbsp oil
1 Egg Beaten
3 1/2 Cups Flour

– Mix yeast, sugar and water in a bowl and let sit for about 5 minutes until yeast starts to foam.
– Add remaining ingredients to mixing bowl then add yeast mixture and knead dough until well mixed.
– Put in a greased bowl and cover with plastic wrap and then a towel, let rest at room temperature until it doubles in size (approx 1 1/2 hours) then punch down then either refrigerate over night or make into 2 pizzas.

Pizza Dough

Pizza Dough


    • 3 tsp active dry yeast
    • 2 tsp white sugar
    • 1 1/2 cups warm water (105º to 115ºF)
    • 4 cups all-purpose flour
    • 2/3 cup olive oil
    • 2 tsp salt

Prep time:
Dough rise time: 6 hours
Makes 2 regular size pizza crusts


  1. Dissolve the sugar and yeast in a small bowl with the water. Let stand for 5 to 10 minutes to allow the yeast to activate and form a creamy foam.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients into mixing bowl. Knead dough 2 to 3 minutes till the dough comes together.
  3. Form dough into a ball and put it in a buttered bowl turning it to coat dough with butter. Cover dough with plastic wrap and drape a towel over the bowl. Let dough rise at room temperature for 6 hours or until doubled in size.
  4. After dough has risen punch it down and let it rest covered for 15 minutes. Divide the dough into two equal portions and roll out to form the pizza crusts.