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Homemade Pizza Crust

 Homemade Pizza Crust
By varying a few of the ingredients required for the basic loaf, Lois can create a delicious thick pizza crust in a jiffy. You'll love its home-baked taste. -Lois Fleming, Monroeville, Pennsylvania
4 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + resting Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Shortcut Bread Mix
  • 1 teaspoon quick-rise yeast
  • 2/3 cup warm water (120° to 130°)
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon cornmeal
  • Pizza sauce, sausage and cheese or toppings of your choice

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine 1 cup bread mix and yeast. Add water and butter;
  • beat until smooth. stir in the remaining bread mix to form a soft
  • dough. Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic,
  • about 4-6 minutes. Cover and let rest for 10 minutes. On a floured
  • surface, roll dough into a 14-in. circle. Sprinkle cornmeal on an
  • ungreased 14-in. pizza pan; transfer dough to pan. Bake at 450°
  • for 10 minutes. Top with pizza sauce, sausage and cheese. Bake
  • 10-15 minutes longer or until golden brown. Yield: 1 pizza.
Wine: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.