Homemade Pizza Recipe

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Why spend too much buying pizza out when you can make easy and delicious pizza at home? This homemade pizza recipe is an easy recipe you can make with 5-10 minutes work that your family will love!



1 cup warm water (about 120°)
1 pkg. or 1 Tbsp. yeast
1 Tbsp. sugar
1 tsp. salt
2 Tbsp. oil (olive oil is best, but you can use vegetable oil)
2 1/23 cups flour


  1. Dissolve yeast in a bowl with warm water.
  2. Add sugar, salt, oil and spices (see below).
  3. Mix well.
  4. Gradually add flour to form stiff dough.
  5. Knead on a floured surface until smooth.
  6. Place in a greased bowl.
  7. Turn dough over to grease both sides.
  8. Cover and let rise until doubled. Makes 2 medium pizzas.
  9. Preheat oven to 400°.
  10. Add desired toppings to the pizza crust.
  11. Top with mozzarella cheese or the cheese of your choice.
  12. Bake for 15 minutes or until crust is brown.

Optional Spices to add to dough:

2 tsp. garlic, crushed
1 tsp. basil
1 tsp. thyme
1 tsp. oregano

For more easy pizza ideas, including ways to make the dough faster, lists of suggested toppings and delicious recipe variations, check out our Homemade Pizza recipe post here.