The Crazy Kitchen: Cooking With Your Toddler - Homemade Pizza

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Friday 11 November 2011

Cooking With Your Toddler - Homemade Pizza

There are a few pizza recipes in the Linky and I've been meaning to make it for a while now but just never got round to it. As I've dragged the breadmaker out of the garage I decided to use it to make some pizza dough ready for pizza making once Jack was home from pre-school. I used to use this recipe a lot, every week in fact...until I got lazy!

You will need (makes 2 large pizzas)
1 1/4 cups water
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
4 cups strong white bread flour
 1.5 tsp salt
1/2 tsp granulated sugar
1 tsp dried yeast

  • Pour the water & olive oil into the bradmaker pan
  • sprinkle over the flour, covering all the liquid
  • add the salt to one corner and the sugar to the other
  • make a well in the centre and add the yeast
  • turn the breadmaker to the 'dough' setting and turn on

Toppings - we used :
1 pot Tideford Organics Ragu a la Bolgnese (you can use tomato puree, a ready made pasta sauce or make your own)
Grated cheese (we used mature cheddar,you can use a mix of cheddar & mozzarella if you like)
sliced pepper
sliced onion
sliced mushrooms
sliced mini sausages
cooked chicken
mixed herbs

or anything else you fancy

  • Roll the base out either using a rolling pin or your hand on a very well floured surface - I have somewhere a nifty little pizza dough roller but it seems to have disappeared from my ridiculously full utensil drawer.
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  • Flour a baking sheet or pizza stone and lay the base on it.
  • Spread the ragu over the base
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  • Cover evenly with cheese
  • Add your toppings
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  • Sprinkle on some mixed herbs or Oregano
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  • Bake in a 200 degree oven for around 15-20 minutes until golden & sizzling.

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  1. That looks lush! (Aside from the meat that is!)

  2. funnily enough we are making Bob friendly pizza on Monday when the kids are here, just need a tin of sweetcorn.

  3. J is just so fab- I swear he is going to be the next Jamie Oliver in years to come. And I love pizza, if I ever come round yours you and J can cook me this! ;) x

  4. I'll get J to make the pizza & I'll make you a chocolate fudge cake! x


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