Easy Homemade Pizza Dough
▢1 cup warm water (105 degrees F) ▢1 Tablespoon granulated sugar ▢1 Tablespoon active dry yeast ▢1 TBSaTablespoon olive oil ▢2 to 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour* ▢1 tsp fine sea salt
Preheat oven to 500 degrees F. Put a pizza stone in the oven while it preheats, and let it warm at 500 degrees F for at least 10 minutes.
Combine warm water, yeast and sugar in a large mixing bowl and stir to combine.
Let mixture sit for 5 minutes, or until it becomes frothy and bubbles form.
Add 2 cups of flour and salt and mix with a spatula until a ball begins to form (dough will still be slightly sticky). Add more flour as needed to form a dough ball.
Transfer to a floured surface and knead into a smooth dough, adding up to ½ cup extra flour if needed.
Optional. if desired, cover the bowl with a damp tea towel and let it rise for 10 minutes or up to 1 hour. ENJOY