Serving Size / Yield
- 1 1/2 C. water, 110 degrees
- 2 1/4-oz. pkgs. dry yeast
- 1 tsp. sugar
- 4 tsp. olive oil
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 4 C. flour
- mozzarella cheese
- pizza toppings
Coat a large bowl with olive oil and set aside.
Stir the first three ingredients together and let them rest for 10 minutes, until they foam.
Place three cups of flour in large bowl and mix in salt. Place one cup of flour on work surface.
Pour olive oil into yeast mixture and then pour yeast mixture into bowl with flour.
Stir until as combined as possible.Turn out onto floured surface. With well floured hands, knead dough and work in the cup of flour on the board. Continue kneading until nice, smooth dough-ball is formed.
Place the dough in an oiled bowl, cover with plastic wrap, then a kitchen towel and let it sit for 30 minutes.Dough should double in size.
Use half the dough to form a pizza crust. Crimp the edges and brush them with olive oil and top with mozzarella cheese and other toppings you desire. Bake on pizza stone or ceramic tile at 425 degrees for about 15 minutes.