This pizza sounds weird but it actually works so well. Think of a fluffy pizza base smothered in pizza sauce, topped with goodies (is your mouth watering, mine is) well this is that recipe. You cook this pizza in a frying pan, which also sounds funny, but it makes for a perfectly crusty bottom. I use my tefal non stick smallish frying pan because i like my bases quite deep. Top with your favorite pizza topping for that extra special meal.
1 teaspoon Dried Yeast
1/4 teaspoon Cream of Tartar
1 teaspoon Caster Sugar
250g Plain Flour or pizza flour (if you have it)
1 teaspoon Salt
1/4 Cup Olive Oil
150ml Warm Water
1/2 Cup Passata or pizza sauce
1 1/4 Cups Cheese (your choice, i used cheddar)
your favorite toppings
Combine yeast, cream of tartar, sugar and warm water in a bowl. Set aside for 10 mins or until the mixture starts to foam. Place flour in a bowl ( i used my kitchenaid with the hook attachment) with salt. Add oil to the yeast mixture and add to the flour and mix on speed 4 until a soft dough i formed (this takes about 5mins).
Put the dough in an oiled bowl covered with a tea towel into a warm spot for 1hr to prove.
Meanwhile preheat oven to 200'c and prep all your toppings.
Wipe a non stick frying pan with a little oil (this gives the bases a nice colour).
Knock down the dough, then roll the dough out until it is large enough to line the pan halfway up the side. Spread over the pizza sauce and scatter with the cheese then layer with toppings. Bake for 30 mins or until the dough is puffed and golden around the edge. Stand in the frying pan for 5 mins before serving.
Thermocook Method: Do as above using you thermocook with the dough kneading attachment.
Hand method: If you do not have any machines you can just use good hard elbow grease (not actually grease, just your hands) and knead.
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