Sunday, October 14, 2012

Honey Whole Wheat Pizza Crust Recipe

My family LOVES pizza. We love to make it, buy it, try it you name it, we love Pizza. Besides making it at home we do love searching and finding new pizza places to eat, too. This pizza crust uses whole wheat. My family didn't know the difference and liked it. What flours do you like using for your crust? 

honey chicken pizza

So with this in mind, I jumped at the chance to enter the Hodgson Mill Ultimate "Build a Better Pizza" Contest. Even though I think we make the best pizza today it is ever changing with time.We are always experimenting to create the best dough with the best toppings.  How about you?

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Here is my submission for the Hodgson Mill Ultimate "Build a Better Pizza" Contest.

Homemade Honey Wheat Pizza Crust 

Ingredients

1 package Hodgson Mill Active Dry Yeast 
1 Tablespoon honey
1 cup warm water
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 cups Hodgson Mill Naturally White flour 
1 cup Hodgson Mill Whole Wheat Flour 
1/2 cup Hodgson Mill Yellow Corn Meal

Directions

*In a measuring cup, add water, yeast and honey. Let sit for a few minutes to get it bubbling and active.
*In a bowl or stand mixer, add in salt and flours.
*Add in yeast and olive oil.
*Mix together for 5 minutes and form into a ball.
*Let sit, covered for 20-30 minutes so dough can rise.
*Punch down and let rise for another 20-30 minutes. 
*Next, roll out pizza dough into the shape you want it.
*Sprinkle the yellow corn meal on your pizza stone or baking sheet.
*Add dough on top and press down.
*Get toppings ready during this time.
*Bake in a 500 preheated oven on a baking sheet or pizza stone for 10-14 minutes.
*Makes enough dough for 2 pizzas.
pizza dough


Honey Whole Wheat BBQ Chicken Pizza

Homemade Honey Wheat Pizza Crust recipe (above)
1 large, cooked chicken breast, shredded
1/4 of any BBQ sauce
1/4 purple onion, sliced thin
1 1/2 cups of mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup of cheddar or Monterey jack

1. Make crust. (Pizza Crust Recipe makes enough crust for 2 pizzas and the above ingredients are just for 1 pizza)
2. Spread on BBQ sauce.
3. Add on chicken, 3/4 of the cheese, onions and top with remaining cheese.
4. Bake 12 minutes and when the timer goes off it is done!
5. Eat.



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