Gluten-Free Pizza Dough

Try making your own dough at home and get creative—there are many possibilities for toppings.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 2 hours 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1 tsp. light brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. active dry yeast
  • 2 1⁄2 cups gluten-free all-purpose flour
  • 1⁄4 tsp. gluten-free baking powder
  • 3⁄4 tsp. salt
  • 2 1⁄2 Tbsp. olive oil


  • Mix water, sugar, and yeast in a small glass or shallow bowl.
  • Mix flour, baking powder, and salt in a stand mixer on low speed.
  • Add yeast mixture. Increase mixing speed to medium and slowly add 1 1⁄2 tablespoons oil.
  • Grease dough with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and add to a bowl. Cover bowl with a towel, and allow to rise in a warm area until doubled in size, about 1 1⁄2 hours. If making dough to use at a later time, shape into 1⁄2-pound balls, wrap tightly and store in refrigerator up to 2 weeks. If freezing, place wrapped plastic balls of dough into a labeled plastic bag with date pizza dough was prepared in freezer up to 3 weeks.
  • When ready to make pizza, prebake crust at 350°F for 25 to 30 minutes. Remove from oven and add toppings. Bake 15–20 minutes or until toppings are warmed through.