Yield:– 2(14-inch) Pizza
3 1/2 to 4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for rolling
1 teaspoon sugar
1 envelope instant dry yeast
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1 1/2 cups water, 110 degrees F
2 tablespoons olive oil, Plus 2 teaspoon
1 teaspoon peprika(optional)
1 teaspoon oregano(optional)
- Combine the all-purpose flour, sugar, yeast peprika(optional), oregano(optional) and kosher salt in the bowl of a stand mixer and combine. While the mixer is running, add the water and 2 tablespoons of the oil and beat until the dough forms into a ball. if the dough is sticky, add additional flour, 1 tablespoon at a time, until the dough is too dry, add additional water, 1 tablespoon at a time. scrape the dough onto a lightly floured surface and gently knead into a smooth, firm ball.
- Grease a large bowl with the remaining 2 teaspoons olive oil, add the dough, cover the bowl with plastics wrap and put it in a warm area to let it double in size, about 1 hour. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and divide it into 2 equal pieces. Cover each with a clean kitchen towel or plastic wrap and let them rest for 10 minutes.