Pizza Dough and Pepperoni Pizza Recipe

This basic Pizza dough recipe can be used for all of your pizza recipes, including your flatbreads and foccaccia breads. Here’s the easy recipe:


  • 4 cups flour (more as needed)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 package dry yeast (1/4 ounce or 2 1/4 tsp)
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of salt
  • 1 1/2 cups of warm water

Place flour, sugar and dry yeast into mixer. Mix ingredients together. Slowly add water and olive oil. Knead for around 1 minute and add salt.

Continue kneading dough until a soft dough/ball forms. Add additional 1 tbsp of flour at a time if dough is too wet/sticky.

In large bowl, add 1-2 tsp of olive oil and a dusting of flour. Add dough and slightly knead by hand and form a round ball.

Cover with plastic wrap and a towel. Set aside for 1-2 hours or until double in size.

Easy pizza dough! 4 cups flour (more if needed)1 package dry yeast1 + 1/2 cups (warm water)2 tablespoons olive oil1 teaspoon sugar2 teaspoons salt Knead until soft Doug forms. Place in bowl coated with 1 teaspoon olive oil. Knead slightly. Cover with plastic wrap and warm towel. Let rise until double. #pizzadough #tiamariasblog #portugueserecipes #makingdough #coronavirus #familyrecipe #kidscooking

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Pizza dough part 2! Enjoy.

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Pizza dough is ready! #pizza #pizzadough #tiamariasblog

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When dough has doubled in size, divide in half and place onto pizza pans that have been dusted with a little flour and cornmeal.

Stretch out pizza dough and add your desired toppings.

Bake at 425 F for around 15-20 minutes, depending on your oven.

Pepperoni Pizza Recipe:

Brush pizza dough with a little olive oil. Add desired tomato/marinara sauce and sprinkle 1/2 tsp of Garlic powder. Top with a 1/4 cup Mozzarella cheese, followed by 4oz of sliced Pepperoni. Top with 1/2 cup Mozzarella and 1/4 cup Pecorino cheese. Sprinkle 1/2 tsp of Italian seasoning.

Bake as directed above – enjoy your delicious pizza!

Here’s the link for the Piri Piri Buffalo Chicken Pizza recipe:

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