Have a spare few minutes? You can make your own easy, homemade pizza dough and save a lot of money, not to mention enjoy the taste of fresh baked dough whenever you'd like! Pizza dough also freezes easily if wrapped sufficiently. Read on for directions on how to make this easy homemade pizza dough!
* 4 cups all purpose flour
* 1 pakcet active dry yeast (.25 oz)
* 1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cups hot water (approximately 120 degrees F)
1. Combine 2 cups of flour, yeast, and salt in a mixing bowl. Beat the mixture slowly with an electric mixer on slow, mixing in the water slowly. Beat for 3 minutes on slow, pushing the dough back down the bowl as needed with a rubber spatula. Increase speed to medium, and add 1/2 cup of flour. Beat until the dough is stiff and drier, approx. 2 minutes. Hand stir in the remaining flour with a wooden spoon, switching to hand mixing when necessary.
2. Lightly grease the sides of a large bowl. Place the dough in the bowl, cover tightly with plastic wrap, and let the dough rise in a warm spot. Let the dough double in size, approximately one hour.
3. Dived the dough in half. Wrap in plastic wrap and freeze, or refrigerate for up to 3 days.
Now you have your own homemade pizza dough! Make it in bulk for the whole month, have it on the weekends, and save yourself some time.