Jessica DeMay

Gluten-Free Pizza Dough Recipe

The best gluten-free pizza is one that doesn’t taste like it is gluten-free. With this recipe, you can enjoy a crust that is delightfully airy and chewy, with a golden-brown, crispy bottom. This recipe calls for a few typical gluten-free ingredients, like gluten-free baking flour and almond flour, as well as a couple of surprising ingredients that make the world of difference in the final result. And best of all, it all comes together in under an hour

How to Make Gluten-Free Pizza

Gluten Free Pizza Dough

Gluten-Free Pizza Dough

Amazing gluten free pizza dough that doesn't taste even like it's gluten free.
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Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Pizza
Cuisine American
Servings 1 Pizza
Calories 1143 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 220 g Gluten-free flour
  • ¼ cup Almond flour
  • 1 cup Luke warm water
  • 1 ½ tsp Dry yeast
  • 1 tbsp Psyllium husk powder
  • ¾ tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil

Instructions
 

  • In a glass dish, combine the water and yeast, then whisk to combine
  • Leave the yeast to proof for 4 minutes
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, salt, baking powder, and psyllium husk powder
  • While mixing the dry ingredients at low speed, add the yeast mixture and the olive oil
  • Increase the mixing speed to medium-high and mix for 3-4 minutes
  • Pull the dough off the sides of the bowl to shape into a ball
  • Cover the dough and let it rise for 30 minutes
  • Add oil or baking grease to a round pizza pan
  • Press the dough into the pan until a 12-inch round is formed
  • Let the dough rise for an additional 10 minutes
  • Bake at 425 degrees Fahrenheit for 15-20 minutes, then remove and add your toppings
  • Bake for another 10-15 minutes, until your toppings are heated through
  • Remove your pizza from the oven, let it cool slightly, then slice and enjoy

Nutrition

Calories: 1143kcalCarbohydrates: 163gProtein: 33gFat: 50gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 22gSodium: 2178mgPotassium: 173mgFiber: 35gSugar: 8gVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 430mgIron: 9mg

Gluten-Free Cooking: Tips for the Best Pizza

  • Gluten-free foods usually need to be baked longer than regular baked goods. A gluten-free pizza crust that bakes for longer than a standard pizza crust will have the same crispy bottom. 
  • Baking powder is added to gluten-free pizza dough because, together with the yeast, it helps the dough rise even more.
  • The psyllium husk powder is an essential ingredient that gives the crust a spongy, bread-like consistency.
  • There are endless topping combinations that can be added to gluten-free pizza crust for a delicious gluten-free pie. Fresh mozzarella is a popular choice, but it’s far from being the only cheese you can add to pizza. And when it comes to meat and vegetables, there are no rules. If it sounds good to you, try it!

Hope you enjoyed this recipe, we have a lot of other delicious pizza dough recipes worth checking out.

Jessica DeMay
Jessica is the lead content creator of Dishcrawl. She has lived in Italy (Napoli) for 7 years and has since become absolutely obsessed with pizza.
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