Pizza Dough (Using An Electric Mixer)

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 10m
Ready In

"This recipe for pizza dough worked out well for us -- we top ours with store-bought pizza sauce and mozzarella and a bit of garlic. Recipe source: Fabulicious cook book by Teresa Giudice Makes 2 pizzas - which just serves the 4 of us but in other families it may serve more!"

Original recipe yields 4-8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (154.3 g)
  • Calories 369.6
  • Total Fat - 7.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 685.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 64.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.5 g
  • Sugars - 0.3 g
  • Protein - 9.4 g
  • Calcium - 17 mg
  • Iron - 1.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.9 mg

Step 1

In a bowl of a stand mixer (kitchen-aid) combine 1 1/4 cups flour, olive oil, yeast and salt. Add the hot water. Attach the bowl to the mixer and fit with the paddle attachment. Mix on low speed until the batter is elastic (3-5 minutes). Add enough of the remixing flour to make a dough that clean the sides of the bowl. Remove the paddle attachment and attach the dough hook. Knead on medium speed until the dough is smooth and supple (3-5 minutes).

Step 2

Shape the dough into a ball and transfer to a large bowl and cover with a damp towel. Let stand in a warm draft-free place until the dough doubles in volume (30 minutes).

Step 3

Cut the dough in half and shape each half into a ball. Use immediately.

Step 4

To make your pizza. Roll each ball into a circle, making it as thick as desired. We use round pizza pans. Put pizza dough in each of two pans, add your sauce and what topping you like -- ours is just mozzarella (shredded) and garlic. Bake at 450 degrees F for 10 minutes or until light brown and cheese melts.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



This dough worked exceptionally well for our pizza making. We too doubled the amount to make 4 different varieties which included pepperoni and pepper & onion, etc. I actually made the dough the day before and let it rise in the fridge. This allowed me to roll out the dough when I needed it and not when the dough finished rising on the countertop – makes it so much easier and lets you have control, especially when you have a full day of other things. Excellent dough, ellie, thanks so much for making our pizza night a success. Made it for FYC.

review by:
(13 Apr 2021)

Daily Inspiration

This pizza dough was so easy to make in my stand mixer. We plan to make pizza today for lunch and I know it will be wonderful. We love veggie pizzas so I plan to use some pesto as the base and scatter lots of great veggies along with some mozzarella cheese. YUM!

(3 Mar 2021)


We doubled the recipe and made 4 pizzas for family movie night and this dough was a HIT! The instructions were easy to follow and the stand mixer did all the work! Will definitely use this recipe again. I did bake a couple minutes longer than directed—my oven is weird.

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(1 Mar 2021)