The Best Homemade Pizza Pepperoni 🍕

The Best Homemade Pizza Pepperoni 🍕

Prep Time : 10 Minutes    Rise Time: 30min       Cook Time: 25 min              Servings: 8 Slices        

 

 

Ingredients:   

 

  • 2 – 2 1/3 Cups of All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Packet of Instant Yeast
  • 1 ½ Tsp of Sugar
  • ¾ Tsp of Salt
  • ¼ Tsp of garlic powder or dried basil *OPTIONAL
  • 2 Tbsp of Olive Oil + additional if needed
  • ¾ Cup of Warm Water

 

 

Directions: 

 

  1. Combine 1 Cup of Flour, Instant Yeast, Sugar and Salt in a Large Bowl and the *OPTIONAL ingredients if you chose to add them
  2. Add Olive oil and Warm Water to the Flour and Mix well
  3. Gradually add another 1 Cup of Flour – Gradually unsticking from the sides of the bowl, until Dough forms into a cohesive, elastic ball.
  4. The Dough should be slightly sticky but manageable with your hands.
  5. In a Separate bowl coat all sides with Olive oil with a pastry brush
  6. Lightly Coat your hands with Flour, Grab Dough and place in Olive oil Bowl.
  7. Cover tightly with Plastic for 30 Minutes in a Warm Place.
  8. You Can preheat your oven if desired
  9. Once Dough has risen transfer onto a lightly Floured surface and Knead briefly 3 minutes
  10. Use hand or Rolling pin to make a 12” Circle
  11. Transfer Dough to pizza pan or parchment paper
  12. Roll sides over forming a crust
  13. Brush with pastry brush your pizza dough with olive oil and poke holes with a fork on center to keep the dough from bubbling
  14. Add Pizza Sauce ( recipe available on website Nickandnormas.com)
  15. Add Cheese (mozzarella)
  16. Add Pepperoni in Circular motion – at this point you can add any other toping you want
  17. Bake for 23 Minutes at 425 Degrees- you may cook longer for crispier crust

 

 

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