Thin Crust Pizza Dough

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Skip delivery and make your own Thin Crust Pizza Dough. Takes a little time but this Thin Crust Pizza Dough is totally worth the wait. While the dough is rising, make some homemade Pizza Sauce.

Delicious, crispy, and packed with mouthwatering flavors, thin crust pizza is a culinary masterpiece that has captured the hearts and palates of pizza enthusiasts worldwide. With its delicate, paper-thin base, this delectable creation offers a delightful contrast to its generous toppings, making it a go-to choice for those seeking a lighter and more refined pizza experience.

The art of crafting the perfect thin crust pizza lies in the balance between a crispy exterior and a tender, chewy interior. Achieving this delicate harmony requires a careful selection of ingredients and a precise execution of the cooking process. From the moment the dough is mixed to the final moments in the oven, each step contributes to the creation of a truly unforgettable culinary delight.

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The foundation of any exceptional thin crust pizza is its dough. A combination of high-quality flour, water, yeast, and a pinch of salt forms the basis for a dough that is both elastic and full of flavor. The dough is then kneaded and allowed to rise, developing its characteristic lightness and airy texture. Rolling it out thinly requires a gentle touch and a bit of finesse, ensuring that the crust retains its structural integrity while providing a satisfying crunch.

Whether enjoyed as a quick lunch, a casual dinner, or a centerpiece for social gatherings, thin crust pizza offers a versatile and crowd-pleasing option for all occasions. Its crisp texture, combined with the explosion of flavors from its toppings, makes it a standout choice among pizza connoisseurs. So, roll up your sleeves, gather your ingredients, and embark on a culinary journey as we delve into the secrets of creating the perfect thin crust pizza. Get ready to indulge in a slice of culinary heaven that will leave you craving for more.

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Thin Crust Pizza Dough

Pizza Dough

Skip delivery and make your own Thin Crust Pizza Dough.

  • Author: Claire de Luna
  • Prep Time: :15
  • Resting Time: 2:00
  • Total Time: 2:15
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Pizza
  • Cuisine: Italian


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  • 2 cups bread flour, plus more bread flour, for dusting the work surface
  • 1 teaspoon instant yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more olive oil, for brushing the dough
  • 1 cup warm water


  1. In the work bowl of a food processor fitted with the plastic dough blade, pulse the flour, yeast, and salt to combine; about five 1-second pulses.
  2. With the machine running, slowly add the oil, then the water through the feed tube; continue to process until the dough forms a ball, about 15 seconds.
  3. Generously dust the work surface with flour. Using floured hands, transfer the dough to the work surface and knead lightly, shaping the dough into a ball.
  4. Lightly oil a 1-quart measuring cup with cooking spray, place the dough in the measuring cup and cover tightly with plastic wrap.
  5. Set aside in a draft free place until doubled in volume, 1 to 1 – 1/2 hours.
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