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Thin Base Pizza Dough

  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Makes 3 12 inch thin Pizzas
An easy basic pizza dough which makes great thin based pizzas.


  • 175g plain flour
  • 200g strong white bread flour
  • 1tsp sugar
  • 1tsp easy yeast
  • 1tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 225ml very warm water


  • STEP 1
    Combine both flours together.
  • STEP 2
    Put 225g of combined flours in a large mixing bowl and keep the remaining aside.
  • STEP 3
    Stir in the sugar, yeast and salt.
  • STEP 4
    Combine the oil and water.
  • STEP 5
    Make a well in the combined mix and slowly add the combined water and oil whilst stirring with a wooden spoon.
  • STEP 6
    Mix in remaining flour until it comes together as a ball and is smooth and elastic.
  • STEP 7
    Turn onto a lightly floured surface and knead for 5-10 mins until smooth.
  • STEP 8
    Place dough in lightly oiled bowl and cover with a paper towel.
  • STEP 9
    Set aside in warm spot for 1 1/2 to 3 hours until almost doubled in volume diveded into 3 and shape into very thin circular shape about 12ins diameter

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