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The Best Pizza Crust

This recipe will give you pizza crust that isn't too thick, but nice and soft like you would find at a pizza shop. Dress this crust up with the toppings of your choice.
Prep20 Mins
Cook25 Mins
Ready200 Mins
Servings15

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 2 cups bread flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 tablespoon margarine
  • 1/3 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)

Steps

  1. 1Combine flour, salt, sugar, dry milk, butter or margarine, yeast, and warm water. Gather into a ball. Turn out an a lightly floured surface, and knead until the dough is smooth. Place in a well oiled bowl, and turn to coat the surface. Cover with a damp cloth, and place in a warm spot for 2 hours.
  2. 2Punch down the dough. Roll out to fit a 14 inch pizza pan. Allow to rise until doubled in size.
  3. 3Bake at 375 degrees F ( 190 degrees C) until crust is a very light brown color. Remove from oven.
  4. 4Place desired toppings on the pizza. Bake for 20 minutes, or until toppings are done.
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