Thin Crust Pizza

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Thin Pizza Dough

1 package active dry yeast (2-1/4tsp)

2 tsp sugar

1 cup warm water

1/4 cup vegetable shortening

3 cups flour

2 tsp salt

In bowl of electric mixer with whisk attachment add yeast, sugar, water and shortening, whisk together to make a paste. Add the flour and salt and mix with the dough hook, until combined and dough begins to pull away from the sides of the bowl and attach to the hook. Remove the dough from the bowl and grease I large bowl with nonstick spray or olive oil. Place dough in greased bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Allow to rise at least one hour or until double in size.

Roll dough into 2 balls and let rest for another 20 minutes, the dough is then ready to be used.11407225_947690335283303_6479588463815439621_n

Makes 2 (12 inch pizzas)

To Make A Cheese Pizza

Preheat oven to 500 degrees. Dust pizza pan with corn meal.

Roll out dough about a 1/2 inch thick and place on dusted pizza pan

1 cup tomato sauce

2 cups mozzarella cheese

1/4 cup grated parmesan

Add tomato sauce to the top of your already rolled out pizza dough, leaving a 1/2 inch border. Top with mozzarella cheese and then sprinkle with parmesan cheese.

Bake at 500 degrees for 10-13 minutes or until cheese is bubbling and edges are golden brown. ENJOY!! šŸ™‚

 

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