Pizza Dough

The perfect homemade pizza dough with an adult twist. Adding a bit of white wine and honey turns the traditional dough into a gourmet delight

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword gourmet pizza dough, homemade pizza dough, Pizza Dough
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 8


  • 1 Tbsp active dry yeast
  • 1 Tbsp honey sometimes we use garlic honey
  • 1 Tbsp salt we use sea salt always
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Cups all purpose Flour sometimes we use whole wheat
  • 1/2 cup white wine anything that is opened
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • sometimes we add Italian spices and/or cayenne pepper to the dough

This makes two 12 inch pizza crusts.


  1. Mix yeast, water, wine and honey in a bowl, cover with plastic wrap and leave for five minutes. when you return after five minutes and remove the plastic the mixture should be a beige slightly bubbly goppy mixture with a delicious yeast smell.
  2. Add salt, olive oil, flour and any other seasoning you may like.

  3. Once it has been thoroughly mixed it should have a springy texture.
  4. Cover with plastic wrap and place in a warm spot for 50 minutes.( the dryer if you are doing laundry or a sink half filled with warm water & cover with a hand towel or two.)

  5. )While the dough is rising, get the ingredients together.
  6. After 50 minutes the dough will have increased in size by half, at this point you can begin preparing the pizzas.)Preheat oven to 475
  7. Sprinkle some flour on your counter and turn bowl upside down so dough falls on the counter, knead slightly and form into a ball, divide into two. ( if you are using a pizza stone heat it up slightly)
  8. Place dough on pan and roll out the dough.
  9. -place pan with dough in preheated oven for one minute, remove and add your ingredients. dress your pizza,

  10. bake at 475 for 7-10 minutes ideally on the middle rack. remove and serve hot