The Best Pizza Crust


This recipe will give you pizza crust that isn’t too thick, but nice and soft like you would find at a pizza shop. Dress this crust up with the toppings of your choice.

Original recipe makes 1 pizza crust


1 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast
2 cups bread flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon white sugar
1 tablespoon nonfat dry milk powder
1 tablespoon margarine
1/3 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)

  • PREP

    20 mins

  • COOK

    25 mins


    3 hrs 20 mins


  1. Combine flour, salt, sugar, dry milk, butter or margarine, yeast, and warm water. Gather into a ball. Turn out an a lightly floured surface, and knead until the dough is smooth. Place in a well oiled bowl, and turn to coat the surface. Cover with a damp cloth, and place in a warm spot for 2 hours.
  2. Punch down the dough. Roll out to fit a 14 inch pizza pan. Allow to rise until doubled in size.
  3. Bake at 375 degrees F ( 190 degrees C) until crust is a very light brown color. Remove from oven.
  4. Place desired toppings on the pizza. Bake for 20 minutes, or until toppings are done.


Calories: 78 kcal
Carbohydrates: 14.5 g
Cholesterol: < 1 mg
Fat: 1 g
Fiber: 0.5 g
Protein: 2.5 g
Sodium: 167 mg