Best homemade pizza dough

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For a good homemade pizza dough, there is no need for complicated methods. Italian 00 Flour, water, salt and yeast, it’s that simple.


4 cups all-purpose flour (Italian 00 flour if you can get it)

2 cups warm water

1 tablespoon coarse sea salt

1 tablespoon fast-rising yeast

1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil


In large bowl, combine flour, salt, yeast and gradually add water. With your hands, bring ingredients together until soft ball forms. Run dough around the bowl until the bowl is clean of flour. Transfer dough to floured surface and knead. With the ball of your hands push the dough forward then tuck under and under. Continue this process for 8 minutes. Cut into two even balls and brush with olive oil, place on parchment lined baking sheet and cover with plastic wrap. Set in warm place to rise for 40 minutes.