A Really Good Pizza Dough (From New York Pizzeria)

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"1 use this recipe often for a great baked pizza. this recipe was created in Venice, Italy, and has been served in a famous New York Pizzeria since 1956."

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (174.5 g)
  • Calories 425.5
  • Total Fat - 8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 2.6 mg
  • Sodium - 595.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 76.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.2 g
  • Sugars - 2.7 g
  • Protein - 10.8 g
  • Calcium - 25.7 mg
  • Iron - 1.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

In a large bowl, mix water, milk, brown sugar, salt and shortening with an electric mixer on a low speed for about 1 minute.

Step 2

Add corn meal, olive oil and yeast, and continue mixing it for one minute. Let it rest for 5 minutes.

Step 3

Add the remaining flour and mix it with your hands.

Step 4

Turn the dough out on a lightly floured surface and knead the dough about 8 to 10 minutes.

Step 5

Form the dough into a ball and place it on the table around a warm place. Let it rest about 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Step 6

Push down the dough and make a 12" to 14" circle with your hands or the pin roller, if you prefer.

Step 7

Rub the olive oil on the baking sheet and place the pizza dough on it, let it rest for another 45 minutes.

Step 8

Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F.

Step 9

Brush the olive oil in the area of the pizza dough on the center, but not brush on the outer ring of the dough.

Step 10

Spread the pizza sauce, seasonings, mozzarella cheese and your favorite toppings on the dough.

Step 11

Place the pizza into the oven on the lowest rack, immediately reduce temperature to 375 degrees F and bake about 12 to 15 minutes.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.


Avery And Maxs Mom

This is an excellent pizza dough and my daughter and I enjoyed our pizza very much! Thanks for posting it!

(16 Aug 2014)