New York-Style Pizza Crust Recipe

New York-Style Pizza Crust Recipe

Total Time

01:00 mins

Preparation 01:00 mins


Recipe ingredients:

Preparation of the recipe:

Combine water and sugar in small bowl; stir to dissolve sugar.

Sprinkle yeast on top; stir to combine.

Let stand 5 to 10 minutes or until foamy.

Combine flour and salt in medium bowl.

Stir in yeast mixture.

Mix until mixture forms soft dough.

Remove dough to lightly floured surface.

Knead 5 minutes or until dough is smooth and elastic, adding additional flour, 1 tablespoon at a time, as needed.

Place dough in medium bowl coated with nonstick cooking spray.

Turn dough in bowl so top is coated with cooking spray; cover with towel or plastic wrap.

Let rise in warm place 30 minutes or until doubled in bulk.

Punch dough down; place on lightly floured surface and knead about 2 minutes or until smooth.

Pat dough into flat disc about 7 inches in diameter.

Let rest 2 to 3 minutes.

Pat and gently stretch dough from edges until dough seems to not stretch anymore.

Let rest 2 to 3 minutes.

Continue patting and stretching until dough is 12 to 14 inches in diameter.

Spray 12- to 14-inch pizza pan with nonstick spray; sprinkle with commeal, if desired.

Press dough into pan.

Preheat oven to 5OOF.

Follow directions for individual recipes, baking pizza on bottom rack of oven.

Source: New York-Style Pizza Crust Recipe