Easy Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe

Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

An easy recipe for tender homemade pizza dough crust. 
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pizza Dough
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Resting Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes
Servings: 1 pizza crust
Calories: 108kcal
Author: Kristen Chidsey

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cups warm water 105-100 degrees
  • 2 teaspoons yeast
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon honey
  • 1 3/4 cups whole white wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions

Pizza Dough By Hand/Mixer

  • Combine the water, honey and yeast and let sit for about 5-10 minutes in a large mixing bowl (or bowl of your stand mixer with dough hook attached.)
  • Mix in the oil. Add the flour and salt slowly and mix in as you go, with dough hook or large spatula mix together dough until well combined.
  • Once mixed, knead for 8-9 minutes by hand on a lightly floured surface or with your dough hook on low-medium speed for 5-7 minutes. 
  • Place dough in oiled bowl and cover and leave in warm spot for 30-45 minutes.
  • Punch dough dough and let rest another 10-15 minutes. 

Pizza Dough in Bread Machine

  • Pour water into bread machine. Add in honey and oil.
  • Add in flour and salt. Make a well in flour and add yeast.
  • Set bread machine to dough cycle. 

To Bake Homemade Pizza Dough

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees. 
  • For thin crust: Roll out dough to 1/8 inch thick and top as desired. Bake on pizza stone or baking sheet for 12-15 minutes. 
  • For thicker crust: Roll dough out to 1/4 inch thick and top as desired. Bake on pizza stone or baking sheet for 18-20 minutes. 

Notes

  • Substitute white sugar for honey for VEGAN whole wheat pizza dough. 
  • Feel free to add in up to 1 teaspoon each of garlic powder, Italian seasoning, oregano, crushed red pepper flakes for additional flavor to you pizza crust. 
  • 100% whole wheat flour can be used as well, but does yield a denser crust than whole white wheat flour. 
  • All-purpose flour can be used in place of white wheat flour as well. 
  • Measure your water in measuring cup designed for liquid measurements and spoon your flour into your measuring cups to get a more accurate measurement than scooping flour right from bag. 
Nutrition Facts
Whole Wheat Pizza Dough
Amount Per Serving
Calories 108 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Sodium 146mg6%
Potassium 57mg2%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 4g8%
Calcium 18mg2%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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