Pizza Crust

188 mins (prep 20, cooking 1830)
6 ingredients
1 or 2 standard round pizzas, or 1 large rectangular pizza, about 12 servings
What a treat—hot homemade pizza, with exactly the toppings you like. And this crust adapts to YOUR schedule: make the dough now, and serve fresh pizza up to 2 days later. Please read this recipe all the way through before starting. It gives you a lot of baking options, and you want to choose the one that best fits your schedule. Our guarantee: This flavorful pizza crust is crisp when rolled ultra-thin, and chewy when made thick.

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  • 2 teaspoons active dry yeast or instant yeast
  • 7/8 to 1 1/8 cups lukewarm water*
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cups king arthur unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • *use the lesser amount in summer (or in a humid environment), the greater amount in winter (or in a dry climate), and somewhere in between the rest of the year, or if your house is climate controlled.


Serving Size (46.96 g)
Servings 1
Amount per Serving
Calories 261.49 Calories from Fat 266.22
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29.58g 45.51%
Saturated Fat 4.08g 20.42%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 2907.44mg 121.14%
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g 0.0%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 0.0 g %
Protein 0.0g 0.0%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 2.1mg% Iron 0.19mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
or, dry yeast, instant yeast, lukewarm water, unbleached all-purpose flour