The best bread doughs arise from slow proofing methods, this allows them to develop in flavour and texture, but we all don’t have countless hours or days to e waiting around for dough. This recipe is quick and simple for when you want to make and eat fresh pizza or bread within 2 hours. When you know how to make a quick basic bread dough like this, the possibilities are endless, you don’t only have to stop at pizza, how about some garlic bread, breaksticks or cheese twists? Below is what you’ll need for this delicious dough to come together.
270g Flour (Strong white flour/ Bread flour, or for best reults ooTipo flour)
1tsp Caster Sugar
7g Dried Yeast
1Tbsp Olive Oil
175ml Warm Water
- In a jug, measure your warm water, and add your yeast. stir the yeast in and allow it to sit for five minutes to bloom. this is where it will become frothy, meaning its active. Blooming the yeast also means your dough won’t have that unpleasnt yeasty taste to it.
- In a large mixing bowl sift your flour, salt and sugar and mix to combine.
- Once your yeast is bloomed pour it into your flour and begin mixing with your hands, lightly flour your work surface and knead the dough until smooth and elastic. Flour your surface as much as you need to.
- Oil your large mixing bowl and place the dough in the bowl. Cover the bowl with cling film/ saran wrap and allow it to rise for an hour, punch it down and raise again for another hour, or until double in size.
Once the dough is ready you can portion it and prepare whatever you like!