The taste and texture of homemade pizza dough is unbeatable. While store-bought, mass-produced pizzas are often loaded with preservatives, you know exactly what’s going in when you make your own pizza dough. This guide will teach you how to make a quick, easy pizza dough from scratch. Remember that pizza can be whatever you want it to be, and have fun with toppings.


1. Gather your ingredients

Before you get to baking, gather your ingredients. You will need 3 cups of flour, 2 teaspoons of yeast, ⅞ cup lukewarm water, 2 tablespoons olive oil, and 1¼ teaspoons salt. Note that the amount of water can vary: use a lesser amount in summer or humidity, and a greater amount in winter or dry climates. And, as you will see, the flour choice can vary depending on your preferences.

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