Thin Crust Pizza Dough

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    Total Time
    1hr 20mins
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based on 30 ratings

Thin-crust pizza dough, pictured with tomato sauce, basil, and mozzarella. Bake at the hottest temperature your oven will reach, and pre-heat your pan or pizza stone for best results.

recipe updated May 12, 2020


  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    250 g (about 2 cups)
  • Bread flour icon
    Bread flour
    250 g (about 2 cups)
  • Active dried yeast icon
    Active dried yeast
    5 g (about 1 ¼ tsp)
  • Salt icon
    10 g (about 1 ⅝ tsp)
  • Water icon
    325 ml (about 325 g)
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    1 tbsp (about 13.65 g)
  • Cornmeal icon
    as needed


  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Plastic wrap
  • kCook icon Work surface
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Stand mixer bowl
  • kCook icon Medium bowl

Step preview

  1. Add all purpose flour, bread flour and active dried yeast to a clean stand mixer bowl
  2. Whisk briefly
  3. Add salt, water and olive oil to the stand mixer bowl
  4. Knead until elastic - 10 min, medium speed
  5. Form into a ball
  6. Grease a clean medium bowl
  7. Transfer dough to medium bowl
  8. Cover with plastic wrap
  9. Let rise until doubled - 1 hr
  10. Pre-heat oven - 250°C
  11. Heat a clean baking sheet until hot
  12. Flour a clean work surface lightly
  13. Turn out dough onto work surface
  14. Roll out until 1/8" (5mm) thick
  15. Sprinkle with cornmeal
  16. Transfer dough to baking sheet
  17. Bake - 8 min, 250°C
  18. Slice immediately with pizza cutter
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