Bread Machine Pizza Dough

I flat-out absolutely cannot bake. I’ve tried and tried. I am missing whatever gene is required to make perfect bread, dough, rolls or biscuits from scratch. So that’s why I have a bread machine. I’ve been using mine more and more lately, and one of the recipes I love to make in it is this pizza dough.

This dough is soft and a bit sweet, but with a little heat too. The bottom gets nice and crunchy while the top stays as soft as you can imagine.
Bread Machine Pizza DoughThis recipe makes a large pizza. I usually cut the dough in half and make two medium sized pizzas, cooking them on my Weber Performer grill using a pizza stone. If you are cooking your pizza on a stone, make sure to lightly dust the stone with corn flour before placing the dough onto it. It prevents sticking and helps you get a nice crunchy crust.

Bread Machine Pizza Dough

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 5 minutes
Servings 1 large pizza
Author Mike

Ingredients

  • 1 cup warm water
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon dried red pepper flake
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast

Instructions

  • Place the ingredients into your bread machine in the order listed.
  • Select the dough cycle on your machine.
  • When done, let the dough rest 5-30 minutes then remove.
  • Roll out to the desired shape and size.
  • Add toppings.
  • Bake in an oven at 425 F or on a pizza stone on a grill for 10-12 minutes or until done.

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