Best Gluten Free Pizza Crust

This recipe helps make a great gluten free base for your favorite toppings.

Best Gluten-Free Pizza Crust (Source)

Ingredients:

½ cup brown rice flour

½ cup sorghum flour

½ cup tapioca starch

¼ cup quinoa flakes

1 tablespoon sugar

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon xanthan gum

¾ teaspoon fine sea salt

½ cup warm water

½ cup warm milk

2 teaspoons instant yeast

2 tablespoons olive oil

 

Directions:

  1. Whisk together all dry ingredients except the yeast. Add them to the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Add ½ cup of the flour mixture to a separate mixing bowl. Whisk in the yeast and set aside.
  2. Beat together the wet ingredients and add to the flour / yeast mixture. Stir to combine. Let rest for 30 minutes.
  3. Add this liquid mixture to the dry mixture and beat on medium for 3 minutes. Scrape down the sides of the bowl as needed. Cover and let dough rest for another 30 minutes.
  4. While the dough is rising, preheat oven to 425F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  5. After dough has rested, pour some olive oil into the center of the baking sheet and turn the dough out. Using wet hands, spread the dough until it is ¼ inch thick. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes until it is brown and slightly crispy.
  6. Add toppings of your choice, return to oven and bake another 5-10 minutes.

 

Posted on July 7, 2014 at 10:00 AM