1 cup warm water (105° to 115°F/40° to 46° C)
2 tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. salt
3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
1 tbsp. active dry yeast
In the bread pan of an electric bread machine, combine (in this order) the warm water, olive oil, salt, flour and yeast. Set the machine for Pizza Dough according to the manufacturer’s instructions and process through the cycle.
Transfer the dough to a lightly floured work surface. Punch down the dough and divide in half. Form each half into a ball and cover with a clean kitchen towel. Let the dough rise in a warm place until doubled in size, about 40 minutes. Roll out as directed in the pizza recipe.
Makes two (12-inch) pizza rounds.
Date: June 5, 2004