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Sicilian Pizza Dough

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This dough is unique because it is proved twice which creates its fluffy and chewy texture that is the perfect vehicle for your favorite pizza toppings. Don’t be deterred from trying this recipe based on the time investment. Most of the recipe time is in the two proofs, not the active preparation time.

Sicilian Pizza Dough

Don't be intimidated by the time it takes to make this dough. The majority of the time in this recipe the dough is proofing. The chewy texture of this crust is worth the wait.
Servings 4 people
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Resting Time 1 day 40 minutes
Total Time 1 day 1 hour 20 minutes

Equipment

  • 9" X 13" rimmed baking sheet
  • Mixing bowl
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons

Ingredients

  • 2 ¼ tsp active yeast
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil plus more for bowl
  • 1 ¾ cup warm water
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 4 cups all purpose flour

Instructions

  • Combine yeast, and water and let sit for 10 minutes
    Sicilian Pizza Dough
  • Add 2 Tbsp of oil, salt and 2 cups of flour and mix until combined
  • Add another cup of flour and mix
  • Then add the last cup of flour and knead until dough is soft and elastic; about 5-6 minutes
    Sicilian Pizza Dough
  • Place dough in a clean bowl and drizzle with remaining oil, cover with plastic wrap and allow to rise for 24 hours
  • After 24 hours remove dough from fridge and allow to sit for 20 minutes at room temperature
    Sicilian Pizza Dough
  • Line an 13” x 18” rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Gently stretch dough until it reaches the four corners of the baking sheet
    Sicilian Pizza Dough
  • Cover tightly with plastic wrap and allow to rise in a warm place (about 30 for 40 minutes until puffy and full of air bubbles
    Sicilian Pizza Dough

Notes

When using this dough to make pizza I preheat the oven to 520° F and bake with desired toppings for 20 minutes or until crust is golden.
Course: Homemade Staples, Pizza
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Homemade Staples, pizza, vegan

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