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homemade pizza date night, date night at home, easy weeknight dinner recipe

Homemade Pizza Dough

Jane Davidson | Typically Jane
Prep Time 1 hr 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 45 mins
Course Entree
Cuisine American
Servings 8


  • 3/4 cup warm water
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 1/4 tsp active yeast
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • honey
  • tomato sauce
  • seasoning of choice
  • toppings of choice


  • In a stand mixer with dough hook, combine warm water, sugar, and yeast.
  • Let the yeast mixture sit for a few minutes until it becomes a little frothy. About 5 minutes.
  • Once the yeast mixture is ready, turn mixer on low and slowly add the other ingredients, except honey.
  • Mix until it forms a sticky ball.
  • Then remove the dough and knead it on a floured surface.
  • Put dough in a greased bowl. Let sit for 1 hour to rise. Dough should double in size.
  • Preheat oven to 425
  • Roll out dough, use honey to brush the crust.
  • Bake for 5-9 minutes, just to start the crust baking.
  • Top with tomato or pizza sauce, seasoning, and toppings.
  • Bake for an additional 5-9 minuets until the crust is cooked through and cheese is golden brown.