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How To Make Pizza Crust | One Bowl Pizza Crust with Cornmeal

  • Author: Cleverly Simple
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x


Make your own pizza crust using cornmeal.  I delicious and crispy alternative to take out!



  • 2 ¼ tsp yeast
  • 1 Cup warm water
  • 2 TB olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 Cup white flour
  • ¾ Cup whole wheat flour (can substitute white here)
  • ½ Cup cornmeal
  • Mozzarella Cheese
  • Your favorite pizza toppings


  1. Start out by putting 2 ¼ tsp regular yeast into a large bowl.
  2. Pour 1 cup warm water over the yeast, stir, and let it sit 5 minutes until bubbly.
  3. Add 2 TB olive oil, 1 tsp garlic salt and 1 tsp sugar to the bubbly mixture and stir.
  4. Add 1 Cup white flour, ¾ Cup whole wheat flour (can sub more white flour) and ½ Cup cornmeal directly to the bowl.
  5. Stir together until you reach a dough consistency.
  6. Grab some more flour with your hand and knead the dough for about 30 seconds until you get a soft ball that leaves indentations with the touch of your finger.
  7. Cover the bowl with a large towel soaked in hot water and wrung out. Place the bowl into a cold oven with the oven light on.
  8. Go do something fun for the next hour and come back finding your dough is twice the size!
  9. Flour your fingers again and spread the dough evenly on a large pizza pan, greased with a dash of olive oil.
  10. Decorate with sauce, veggies, cheese and pepperoni, in that order. Make sure to leave naked crust at the edges so you can butter it up!
  11. Bake in a preheated 425 degree oven for about 20 minutes

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