Homemade Pizza Dough
Homemade Pizza Dough
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Homemade Pizza Dough

10 MIN
35 MIN
Two 20-cm (8-inch) pizzas



  1. In a bowl, combine the water, yeast and sugar. Let stand until the mixture foams on top, about 5 minutes.
  2. In a food processor, it is important to work with the plastic blade or the dough hook. Combine the flour and salt. Increase the speed to medium and add the yeast mixture until a soft ball forms.
  3. Remove the dough from the bowl and knead for a few minutes on a floured surface to prevent sticking.
  4. Place in a lightly oiled bowl and cover with a clean cloth. Let the dough rise for about 30 minutes in warm and draft-free area. Cut the dough in half.
  5. Use the pizza dough immediately or refrigerate it (less than 48 hours), otherwise place it in an airtight bag and freeze.
  6. This recipe will make two 23-cm (9-inch) thin-crust pizzas or two 20-cm (8-inch) thicker crust pizzas.


This pizza dough recipe is very simple and only takes about 10 minutes to prepare. I make mine in the food processor, but it is not essential. If you don’t have a food processor, make a well in the flour and salt and pour the liquids to the center. Work with your fingers gradually adding dry ingredients to the liquids. What is important is to get a soft dough and to let it rise in a warm place. Freezes well.

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  1. This is a really great recipe. For those saying it’s too wet, it could be because of the flour you’re using, how you measure it, and the humidity where you live. If it’s too wet, just knead some additional flour into it.

  2. Terrible recipe. Way too much water for the amount of flower. It created a "goopy mess" as one of the other comments mentions. I threw out the "dough" and found another recipe that worked. Don't waste your time with this recipe.

  3. Best pizza dough recipe I have tried yet! Thanks!!

  4. Nice and easy recipe. Turned out perfectly,!

  5. Did not work. All we had was a goopy mess. DO NOT waste your time on this recipe.

  6. So easy to make and rises every single time! Using a kitchen scale is key!

  7. I signed up to be a member just to rate this recipe. Awesome recipe and the dough turned out perfect and the crust tasted amazing. Completely followed the recipe, however, I kneaded the dough. I placed it in the oven for 15-20 minutes at 400 F. Thank you!

  8. The dough was tasty, cooked well and prepared the amount as described. However, it was WAY too wet. I ended up adding 1 maybe even 1 1/2 cups of flour. Just a heads up to anyone using this recipe.

  9. Amazing pizza recipe. I have used as flatbread too!!! 5+ rating!!!!

  10. Fantastic crust!!! Merci Ricardo! Third time I make for my family. Super easy and delicious.

  11. It was ok. A bit too sweet and salty all at the same time. Maybe half the salt next time and a little less sugar and we will see.

  12. Pizza crust was soft and easy to work with. I doubled the recipe and also substituted 1/2 cup whole wheat flour per batch. The pizza was delicious. I will make this again!

  13. The absolute worst pizza dough ever. Way too sticky, had to add more flour and had a really hard time stretching it. I will never make this one again.

  14. Best pizza dough recipe ever. Thanks. Great work.

  15. made this tonight! First attempt EVER making a dough and it was perfect! I used a food processor and it worked well! I will be making this again 100%. The family loved. I loved the little video. I watched at least 20 times...i didn't see the instructions until after!

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