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No yeast pizza dough

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(46 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 25 mins

Easy

Makes 2 pizzas

Try this easy no yeast recipe for pizza dough using just flour, baking powder, salt and oil. Recipe by Helen Hurrell, mum of BBC Good Food member Eleanor

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving (1/2 pizza)

  • kcal352
  • fat4g
  • saturates0.6g
  • carbs68g
  • sugars0.5g
  • fibre3g
  • protein9g
  • salt2.04g
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Ingredients

  • 350g flour
    Flour

    Flour

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  • 2 ¾ tsp baking powder
    Baking powder

    Baking powder

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    Baking powder is a raising agent that is commonly used in cake-making. It is made from an alkali…

  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • additional toppings of your choice

Method

  1. Heat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6.

  2. Mix together 350g flour, 2 ¾ tsp baking powder and 1 tsp salt in a small bowl, add 1 tbsp oil and 170ml water then stir until it forms a ball. If stiff, add more water, it should be soft but not sticky.

  3. Knead on a floured surface for 3-4 mins. Roll into 2 balls, then flatten out.

  4. Add toppings and bake each on a baking sheet for 15 mins.

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Laughtos17
31st Aug, 2017
4.05
Found this really easy and pretty good, i agree with others that it's quite dense but I think I'd simply roll the base thinner next time. I'll definitely make again as it's so simple and uses store cupboard staples
AshleeJ
29th Jul, 2017
5.05
I created an account just so i can rate this recipe because i seriously loved it! I used a pizza pan (with holes) and parchment paper. And i popped it in the preheated oven for 2 mins before adding sauce and toppings just to make sure it wouldnt get doughy because i like thick crust.. Seriously delicious! Just make sure u give the oven time to preheat, usually when the oven says its reached temperature its not necessarily so.. Give it an extra 3 or so mins. And of course if u leave the oven door open for an eternity before putting in the pizza... Well u've just cooled it down so now ur temperature and timing will be off... Its not rocket science, just a little common sense ppl tend to not think of.. But hey, 5 mins at 100°F cooler makes a big difference.. Anyways, recipe was great, thanks a million! :)
Home cooking queen
15th Jul, 2017
5.05
THIS WAS SO DELICIOUS! really yummy. I used tomato puree, cheddar cheese, spinach( just a little ) and some orange pepper. we cooked ours in an Aga for 15 minutes. It was quite thick, but flavoursome. we used A LOT of puree and toppings so It would not taste like flour.
jennyspy101
14th Jul, 2017
4.05
turned out great BUT you must roll them out thin and cook them on a pan that has holes in the bottom a pan without holes made my first pizza doughy. ALSO try adding some seasonings to make it not just taste like flour. i added 1/2 tsp onion powder, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, 1/2 tsp sugar, 1/2 tsp basil, 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning, and lastly 1/2 tsp anise TRUST ME all of them made it so great and herby you have have have to add more seasonings to it and it comes out great. Coming from some one who has thrown away way too many badly made pizza dough this one actually came out alright.
frankiesdad
13th Jul, 2017
5.05
Did this tonight. Made 2 x 14 inch pizzas. Nobody detected it was yeast-free, and it was all gobbled up in short order. I've always been taught to heat the oven as hot as it will go with pizza, and cook for a shorter time. These were done in 7 minutes and were lovely.
Karine12
12th Jul, 2017
Just found this, I am intolerant to yeast so really happy to have an alternative! Will give it a go asap.
Kagy
29th Jun, 2017
Just tried this with kids but mixed a bit of dry basil in the dough to give it a bit of flavour...tastes really good
NatalieAnne23
10th Jun, 2017
0 stars! Sorry but this is horrible I am really baffled by the good reviews. Just tasted like flour and didn't crisp up after been in the oven for 35 mins...and I made sure the bases were thin. I would advise ensuring you have yeast in the cupboard as I will from now on!
MissE79
10th May, 2017
5.05
Really easy method and great if you don't have yeast! Always turns out lovely.
john.robinson35...
9th May, 2017
5.05
This look's like a very simple pizza to make, will give it a try asap Thanks.

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