Wonderful Pizza Dough!
- 4 1/2 Cups unbleached white flour
- 2 Tbsp quick rising (instant) dry yeast
- 1/4 C fresh basil (or 1 Tbsp dry)
- 2 tsp salt
- 1 tsp granulated sugar
- 1 Tbsp olive oil
In a bowl, combine 4 Cups of the flour, yeast and basil, salt and sugar. Stir in 1 3/4 Cups very hot water and oil. Beat in enough of the remaining flour to make a firm but soft dough. Turn out onto lightly floured surface; knead for 10 minutes or until smooth and elastic. Cover and let stand 15min. Dust pizza pan with cornmeal.
Makes 1 large pizza or 2 small or med.
Bake at 400F for 15-20min.