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Stand Mixer Pizza Dough

Prep Time55 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr 7 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: dough, pizza
Servings: 2 pizzas

Equipment

  • Stand Mixer

Ingredients

  • 3 c flour
  • 2 tsp yeast 1 packet
  • ½ tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • 1 ⅓ c warm water

Instructions

  • In the bowl of your mixer, combine all ingredients. Save a bit of the water.
  • Holding the dough hook with your hand, mix until a loose ball forms.
  • Attach the dough hook to your mixer.
  • Start the mixer on low and slowly increase the speed.
  • After about 30 seconds, a ball should form.
  • At medium-high speed, the dough will pull away from the bowl.
  • If it sticks to the sides, add a spoonful of flour.
  • If the dough is dry and hard, add a drizzle of water.
  • Allow the mixer to knead for 8 minutes.
  • The dough should be smooth and spongy.
  • On a floured surface, divide the dough in two.
  • Shape each half into a boule by gently pushing up the center and pinching off the bottom.
  • Dab on some olive oil to keep the dough moist.
  • Cover with a damp towel to rise for 45 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 500°.
  • Sprinkle cornmeal on a pizza peel, rimless baking sheet, or pizza stone.
  • Gently shape dough into a circle.
  • Work around the edges with your knuckles, letting gravity do the work.
  • Drop the dough on your peel and complete your shaping.Top with sauce and your favorite toppings.
  • Top with sauce and your favorite toppings.
  • Bake at 500° for 10-15 minutes.