Basic Pizza Dough Recipe

How to Make a Basic Pizza Dough


  1. Stir the yeast and sugar into a bowl with the warm water and leave for 5 minutes or until frothy.
  2. Place the flour and salt into the bowl of a stand mixer with the dough hook attached. Pour in the frothy yeast and oil then mix for 3-5 minutes, or until smooth.
  3. Place into a large, oiled bowl. Cover with cling film and set aside in a warm place to prove for an hour or untli doubled in size.
  4. Lightly sprinkle the work surface with flour and turn out the risen dough. Knead until smooth then proceeed with your chosen recipe.

Tip: Make sure the warm water isn’t too hot, as this will inhibit or kill the yeast.