Step-By-Step Pizza Success

No matter how you slice it, a crust can make or break a pizza. To ensure a savory pizza experience, follow these steps to create the perfect crust.

You will need:
1 3/4 - 2 1/4 cups of flour
1 envelope Fleischmann’s® Pizza Yeast
1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
3/4 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup of very warm water (120° to 130° F)
3 tablespoons oil

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Step 1

Combine 1 cup flour, undissolved yeast, sugar, and salt in a large bowl.  Add water and oil.

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Step 2

Mix together until well blended; about 1 minute.

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Step 3

Add ½ cup flour gradually until dough forms a ball. Add additional flour, if needed, to handle.

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Step 4

Spoon dough out of bowl onto floured surface. Dough will be slightly sticky.

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Step 5

Knead on floured surface.

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Step 6

Knead until dough is smooth and elastic; about 4 minutes.

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Step 7a (either 7a or 7b)

Press dough out to fill greased pizza pan.

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Step 7b (either 7a or 7b)

Roll dough to a 12-inch circle and transfer to greased pizza pan.

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Step 8

Top as desired with pizza sauce, cheese and toppings.

Bake on bottom oven rack at 425° for 12 to 15 minutes until cheese is bubbly and crust is brown.