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dominos pizza dough

Dominos Pizza Dough Recipe

Linda Appiah
This Dominos pizza dough recipe comes together in about 10 minutes, and you need only about 1 – 2 hours to proof. This made from scratch pizza crust has a delicious and perfect texture.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
rising time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 25 mins
Course Breads
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 16
Calories 123 kcal


  • 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • teaspoons instant yeast
  • 1 tablespoon dry milk
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 ⅓ cups warm water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  • Combine the flour, yeast, salt, sugar. Garlic powder, dry milk in a bowl of a stand mixer or a large bowl. Mix everything with a wooden spoon, and then add the water and oil to the dry ingredients.
    Stir until the dough comes together into a shaggy mass. Take the mixing bowl to the mixer, attach the dough hook and knead on medium-low speed until smooth and elastic. the dough is ready is when the dough pulls away from the sides of the bowl. If the dough is sticky and sticks to the sides of the bowl, add more flour, 1 tablespoon at a time until the dough leaves the side of the bowl. This will take about 5- 7 minutes. You can Knead the dough by hand, and it will take about 7 – 10 minutes.
  • Transfer the dough into a lightly oiled bowl and cover the bowl with plastic wrap. Allow the dough to rise in a warm place for about 1- 2 hours or until it doubled in size. You can leave the dough to rise in the refrigerator overnight.
  • After the dough has risen, punch it down and divide the dough into 2 and roll each dough into a ball. If you are not ready to use the pizza dough, coat the pizza dough with olive oil and place it in the freezer bag. Refrigerate for up to 2 days. You can also freeze the dough for up to 3 months. (check below for how to freeze the pizza dough)
  • When ready to shape the dough. Roll the dough on a floured board with a rolling pin or floured hands into any shape by rotating and turning often so that the dough does not stick to the board. If the dough resists rolling, let it rest for a few minutes and try rolling again.
  • How to Bake Pizza
  • Preheat your oven to 425 0 F. and place the rack in the lower part of the oven. If you are using a pizza stone, then place it in the oven to preheat as well. Dust a pizza pan with cornmeal and place the stretched pizza dough onto the pizza pan. Press the dough to form a disc and turn the edges on themselves to create a rim. Spread your tomato sauce over the top leaving a 1-inch border for the crust. Top with your favorite toppings or make a specialty pizza.
  • Bake on the bottom rack of a 425°F oven for 12-15 minutes or until the crust is golden brown and the cheese is melted and bubbling. Slice into 8 slices and serve.


Freezing Instructions
This recipe yields two pizzas dough. If you’re not using the other half of the dough right away, After the first rise, coat the dough with olive oil. Then place the dough into the individual freezer bag and seal tightly, squeezing out all the air. Freeze for up to 3 months.
How to Thaw Frozen Pizza Dough
When ready to use the dough, place the frozen pizza dough in the refrigerator for about 8 hours or overnight to thaw. When ready to make pizza, let the dough rest on the countertop at room temperature for about 30 minutes. Now the dough is ready to be used for the pizza recipe.


Calories: 123kcalCarbohydrates: 22gProtein: 3gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 148mgPotassium: 45mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 4IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 9mgIron: 1mg
Keyword pizza crust, pizza dough
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