Making Pizzas?!

February 18, 2019

Hey! I haven’t made pizzas since I was a kid, so its about time – well now I actually have an idea of how to make them. The beauty of pizzas is that it is very difficult to get them completely wrong, perfect for a amateur chef like me. Here’s what I did:

Dough Ingredients

6 oz (175 g) plain white soft flour

1 level teaspoon salt

1 level teaspoon dried yeast

½ level teaspoon caster sugar

1 tablespoon olive oil

Method:

1) Sift the flour, salt, yeast and sugar into a bowl and make a well in the centre of the mixture, then add the olive oil and pour in 4 fl oz (120 ml) hand-hot water.

2) Now mix to a dough. Wipe the bowl clean, adding a spot more water if there are any dry bits left, and transfer it to a flat work surface.

3) Knead the dough for a few minutes (it should also be springy and elastic). Place the dough into a slightly oiled bowl covered with cling film. Leave until it has doubled in size – this can take just over an hour, I left it overnight.

4) Roll the dough into an evenly thick shape (you may need some flour to avoid sticking) and place on greaseproof paper.

  • The next step is to add whatever toppings you want, in all honesty this is the easiest bit. I added a passata base, but you could add BBQ sauce. Next add mozzarella for that cheesy effect, I added grated and a chopped ball. To this I added prosciutto, chorizo, mushrooms, salami and chilli.
  • Bake in the oven at gas mark 6 (200 degrees Celsius) for 12-14 minutes for the perfect pizza, then enjoy!
  • Reply
    Charlotte
    February 19, 2019 at 9:49 am

    These look so yummy! Hope you enjoyed eating them as much as you enjoyed making them!

  • Reply
    thelifeofashleighdavis
    February 19, 2019 at 7:57 pm

    Oh, I’ve never thought about making my own pizzas before, especially from complete scratch like this! This is definitely something I’m going to get my boyfriend to do with me 🙂 Thanks so much for sharing!

    Ashleigh x
    http://www.thestoryofashleighdavis.com

  • Reply
    Mackenzie
    February 20, 2019 at 11:29 pm

    Ahh those pizzas look so yummy!!! Hard to beat homemade ‘za! 🙂

  • Reply
    kiki | soyvirgo.com
    February 21, 2019 at 4:27 am

    this is soo awesome and im so grateful cause my husbands bday is coming and i wanna make him a vegan pizza, i was just stumped on how people make dough lol!
    Thanks for sharing!

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