Monday, 21 January 2013

Crispy Crust Pizza


Next was our pizza dinner.  This time, I chose a Crispy crust pizza.  The crust is indeed crispy but it is only on the rim.  I do not know whether it is because of the toppings that makes the inner crust soggy. 

Overall, family enjoyed this and there wasn't any negative feedback but for self improvement, I seriously think I should sign up for a pizza class.  Somehow, I just could not get it to shape into a nice round like those we ate outside.

If you have a recipe that allows me to be able to shape the dough into a nice round, if you don’t mind, do share with me please.  Thank you.

Crispy Crust Pizza

What you need:

15g yeast
1/2 tsp sugar
1 1/2 cup warm water
458g plain flour
1 tsp salt


Preheat oven to 250 deg C.

Dissolve yeast and sugar with warm water.  Let the yeast sits in the water till it is foamy.

Mix flour and salt together.  Create a well in the centre.

Pour in the yeast mixture and slowly bring in the flour.

Knead for about 2 mins.  If the texture is wet, add a 1 tbsp of flour.

Rest dough till it double in volume.

Punch down and divide into 4 portions.

Rest for another 10 mins covered.

Shape dough into round (approx 12")

Bake for 4 mins, remove and add toppings.  Return to bake for another 6-8 mins.

Note: The sequence to the topping should be: herbs, pepperoni, cheese and then pizza sauce.  (I topped another topping of cheese after the pizza sauce)




  1. Try putting a flat tray to be preheat so when you put in the pizza it will sit at the bottom of the pizza tray. or use a pizza stone.
    as for shape it is practice

    1. ha I do have a pizza stone but just too lazy to take it out. Thanks for your tip.


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