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Pan Pizza Crust


This is the same recipe as my basic pizza dough but instead of making two thin-crust pizzas, it makes one hearty pan crust pizza.

Pan Crust Pizza Dough

This is the perfect pizza crust when you are hungry and need a pizza that can handle A LOT of toppings.
Servings 1 12″ crust
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Resting Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour


  • Mixing bowl
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons


  • 2 ¼ tsp active yeast
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil – divided
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 3 cups all purpose flour


  • Combine yeast, sugar, and water and let sit for 10 minutes.
    yeast activation
  • Add 2 Tbsp of oil, salt and 1 cup of flour and mix until combined.
    mix ingredients
  • Add another cup of flour and mix.
  • Then add the last cup of flour and mix until combined and the dough is smooth.
  • Cover dough with a clean kitchen towel and let sit in a warm space to rise for an hour.

Cooking instructions for Pizza

  • Place large castiron skillet or pizza pan in oven and preheat to 500° F.
  • Once pan has been in the oven for 30 minutes pull it out and coat bottom with 1 Tbsp of olive oil.
  • On a floured surface roll out dough to approximately 12 inches.
  • Carefully place dough in skillet and press the dough to the edges of the pan.
  • Brush dough with olive oil and top with whatever toppings you would like.
  • Bake pizza for 15 – 20 minutes until crust is golden.


This dough recipe freezes well.
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: pizza, Quick & Easy

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