Basic Pizza Base

Basic Pizza Base
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  • ½ cup water lukewarm
  • 1 sachet 7g dry yeast
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • 1½ cups plain flour
  1. Place warm water in a shallow bowl. Add yeast, salt, sugar and oregano. Stir to dissolve yeast. Add ½ cup flour and blend all ingredients, until smooth. Stir in remaining flour. Cover, in a bowl, with cling wrap and allow to rise for 20 minutes. Spread dough evenly with oiled spoon, on a 12" tray or 2 x 8" trays. Cover with tomato paste, cheese, ham, pineapple etc.
  2. Cook in a 200 degrees celsius oven until the base is cooked and the cheese is beginning to brown.


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