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slice of deep dish pizza out of pan

Deep Dish Pizza Recipe

  • Author: Lynette
  • Prep Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4
  • Category: Main
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American


Delicious homemade deep dish pizza recipe with a buttery thick crust and layers of mozzarella, sauce and you favorite toppings.  This recipe makes two 10 inch deep dish pizzas.




  • 2 1/2 teaspoon instant dry yeast
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 cup lukewarm water
  • 4 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tablespoons yellow corn meal
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 4 Tablespoons melted butter
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil


  • 16 oz. mozarella cheese
  • your favorite pizza toppings
  • 20 oz. of your favorite pizza sauce


  1. In a small bowl combine water, yeast and sugar.  Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, cornmeal and salt.  Stir.  Add the yeast, melted butter and olive oil.  Combine to form pizza dough.  Drizzle dough with olive oil to coat.  Cover and let dough rise for one hour.
  3. Preheat oven to 425˚ F.
  4. Once dough has doubled in size, divide into two dough balls.  Roll each half until 12 inches in diameter.  Add to cast iron or deep dish pan.  Top with mozarella, then your favorite toppings and finish with pizza sauce.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes or until edges and bottom are golden brown.  Let cool for 5 minutes and slice to enjoy!


Nutrition information is based on a deep dish pizza with green peppers and onion as toppings.  Additional toppings will alter the nutrition information.

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