Homemade pizza base
- 2 cups plain flourall purpose flourX
- 2 teaspoons sugar
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon dried yeast
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 cup (250ml) warm water, to mix
1 Place flour, sugar, salt, yeast and oil in bowl; mix well. Add warm water and mix to a soft dough. Turn on to a floured board or bench and knead for 5-10 minutes until dough is smooth and elastic (it should spring back when dented with a finger). Add more flour when kneading if necessary. Place in a lightly oiled bowl, cover with plastic wrap and leave to rise in a warm place until double in size.
2 Punch down, return dough to floured board and knead again for about 5 minutes.
3 Roll dough into a large circle or rectangle; transfer to an oiled pizza tin or baking tray. Use as instructed in pizza recipe.
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