Flatbread Pizza Dough

This simple flatbread pizza dough recipe will provide you with the crispy, thin crust foundation to support whatever toppings you choose.

Flatbread Pizza Dough (Source)


¼ cup + 2 tablespoons water, lukewarm

½ teaspoon active dry yeast

1 ½ teaspoon white sugar

1 cup + 1 tablespoon King Arthur Bread Flour

1 teaspoon olive oil

¼ teaspoon kosher salt



  1. Mix water, yeast and sugar in a medium bowl. Let stand for 5 minutes until dissolved.
  2. Add oil, flour, sprinkle salt on top of flour and mix until combined.
  3. Knead by hand for 7 minutes or in a stand mixer with dough hook attachment for 5 minutes. Dough should be smooth in appearance when stretched into a ball.
  4. Cover and let rise in bowl for approximately three hours or until approximately tripled in size.
  5. With baking stone on second from the top rack, pre-heat oven and baking stone to 500F for 45+ minutes before baking.
  6. Remove dough and lightly flour the outside.
  7. Roll dough out on floured parchment paper until approximately 12’ (oval or circle) Take care to make sure the thickness of the dough is even.
  8. Using a fork or a dough docker, make a series of indentations around the flattened dough to limit large pockets from forming when baked.
  9. Keep on parchment and transfer to pizza peel.
  10. Top with a light amount of your choice of toppings.
  11. Bake on baking stone for approximately 4-6 minutes or until crust is golden in color.



Posted on June 9, 2014 at 10:00 AM