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Pizza Dough

Ingredients:

Technique:

Combine the liquids, sugar and yeast in the bowl of a large mixer. Allow yeast to proof (5-10 minutes).

Combine the flours in another bowl. Reserve salt for later.

Add 3/4 of the flour mixture to the bowl of the mixer. Beat at medium low with paddle for 4 minutes or until the batter is smooth and elastic.

Let batter rest at least 30 minutes

Remove paddle and install dough hook.

Add salt.

With mixer on medium slowly add just enough of the remaining flour until the dough forms a ball on the hook.

Remove dough from mixer bowl and knead by hand until smooth and elastic.

Allow to rise, covered, in a warm place.

Punch down dough and roll out pizza crust.

Brush with olive oil and allow a short (15 min.) rise.

Top with your choice of toppings.

Bake in a 450F oven until bubbly in the center.