Basic wholemeal pizza dough recipe

Making your own pizza dough is easier than you might think.
Making your own pizza dough is easier than you might think. Photo: Shutterstock
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Learn the basic steps for making a brilliant pizza dough.

Ingredients

400g wholemeal flour

150g semolina

generous pinch salt

380ml warm water

7g dried yeast

1 tsp castor sugar

1 tbsp olive oil

Method

Add the flour, semolina and salt the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook. Combine the remaining ingredients in a jug and set aside until foamy on top.

Turn mixer to medium and slowly pour in the water/yeast mixture and beat for a few minutes or until dough comes together and appearance is smooth. Turn out, lightly oil the inside of the bowl, return dough and cover for 1 hour or until doubled in size.

Divide dough into four pieces. Roll out for pizzas then set aside to rest again for 30 minutes or until lightly puffed.

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