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Basic Pizza Dough

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Ingredients
  Active dry yeast 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar To Taste
  Warm water 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

In a large bowl mix together yeast, sugar and water and dissolve.
Set aside in a warm, draught free place for 5 minutes or until foamy.
Place flour and salt in a food processor and run for a few seconds just so that the mix sifts.
Now keep the food processor running and slowly pour in oil and yeast mixture churning to form a rough dough.
Place this dough on a lightly floured surface and knead for 5 minutes or until soft and shiny.
Add more flour if necessary.
Grease a large bowl with a few drops of oil, then roll dough around in it to cover the surface with oil.
Cover bowl tightly with plastic wrap and place in a warm, draught free place for 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until dough has doubled in volume.
Knock out the air from the dough by kneading once again and remove from bowl.
Knead briefly before using as desired.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian

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