Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Perfect Naples Pizza Dough!

     Now I have already blogged on here about a great pizza dough recipe, however I have always been not as satisfied with the recipe as I would like to be. I have searched and searched looking for the best way to re-create that perfect true to style traditional Italian pizza. The exact kind you get in the birth place of pizza, Naples, Italy. Well folks it has happened. I have found the best dough recipe out there. I tried it the other week and holy cow it was perfect. Give it a try. The bad part is that it does take a week to set up but perfection is not easy. Naples Pizza Dough


  • 4 cups Italian OO flour
  • 4 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp pizza yeast
  • 13 ounces water

1. Combine flour, yeast, and salt in a bowl and whisk.

2. Pour in water and mix with hands until a ball has formed and all flour is gone.

3. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise for 8-10 hours.

4 Turn out on floured surface and form into 4 balls.

5. Place each ball into a gallon zip lock bag and place in fridge for up to 5 days.

6. When ready to make the pizza's let rise for 2 hours on counter covered with a towel.

7. Kneed out into a perfect circle with your hands and fist. Top and bake in 550 degree oven on a pizza stone that has been heated for at least 20-30 minutes. Cook for about 10 minutes or until crust is nice and brown and bottom has those perfect black marks.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Inactive Time: 5 days 10 hours
Cook Time: 10 minutes

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