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The Best Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe

With all the restaurants' shut down due to COVID-19., This is the perfect time to get in the kitchen and make your favorite foods from scratch. Homemade pizza has never been easier to make with this pizza dough recipe! Easy to follow, bare minimal ingredients, and always tasty. Pizza, Pizza, Pizza. If your family is anything like my family, we consume pizza at least twice a month. And due to COVID-19, our favorite Pizza shop is closed for door dining, and they don't do delivery in my area. So, since the Covid-19 restriction in NYC, the hubby and I have been in the kitchen, cooking breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Since pizza is one of the go-to meals in our home, we thought it would be fun and tasty to make our pizza dough and sauce from scratch. This is one of the recipes that the whole family can participate in making pizza dough. Suppose you want to make your sauce, just out my other article Delicious Homemade Pizza Sauce Recipe. So, let us jump into the delicious pizza dough recipe.

How to Make homemade Pizza Dough


1 cup warm water

2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast

1 tablespoon honey

1 teaspoons salt

2 tablespoons olive oil or canola oil

3 cups bread flour

  • If possible, in a large mixing bowl, that of a stand mixer, whisk yeast and honey into warm water. Let it Sit for about 5-10 minutes or until bubbles form, and the mixture starts to foam. This tells you that the yeast is alive and rising. Pour in salt, half the flour and mix, and oil.

  • Now pour in salt, vegetable oil, and half the flour and mix. Once that flour is incorporated, start adding flour in bit by bit until you get the pizza dough to the consistency you want, slightly tacky, but it does not stick to your hands when you touch it.

  • Once you reach this step, knead for six minutes.! it is imperative to knead for the whole six minutes. That seems to be the number to make the dough perfect. The dough should be smooth and easy to work with. The bowl should be clean! {*This is the point when you could freeze your dough!! Divide into sections, place into freezer bags, seal removing all air, and freeze. To use, remove from the freezer, and sit out to get to room temperature and double in size; 2-4 hours. Then use as you would like.}

Lightly grease the bowl and the dough so it does not dry out. Cover with plastic wrap and let it rise 1-2 hours. That is it, and you got yourself some pizza dough. Hope you guys enjoy this recipe. Let me know how your pizza dough recipes turn out.

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