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Pizza and Bread Dough

This is the only recipe you will need for your dough for bread and pizza so save it and keep it safe. With this dough you can make endless recipes, whether sweet or savoury.


  • 1 cup water warm

  • 1 1/4 teaspoon yeast

  • 2 teaspoons sugar

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 2 tablespoons oil

  • 2.5 - 3 cups strong bread flour or plain flour


  1. Take a medium sized bowl and place the water, yeast, sugar and salt and mix with a fork. Slowly add 2 cups of the flour and stir in with a butter knife. Keep adding the remaining flour and the oil until you get a dough.

  2. Turn the dough on to a work surface and knead for 10 minutes with the palm of your hand until you get a bouncy dough texture.

  3. In order to prove the dough, spray some oil on the inside of the bowl, place the dough, cover with cling film. Place a kitchen towel over it and place in a warm place for at least 2 hours. Overnight is better.

  4. Once the dough has doubled in size, its ready to use.