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Fastest, Easiest Homemade Pizza Crust

What you need: 

2 cup unbleached all purpose flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
12 ounces beer

What you do: 

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease a cookie sheet (12 x 18" or slightly smaller works well).
2. Combine all ingredients. Dough does not have to rise at all, but will be fairly wet and sticky.
3. Press into prepared cookie sheet If it seems too sticky to work with, sprinkle a little flour on it as you pat/press it into the pan.
4. Top with your favorite sauce and toppings. Bake 20-25 minutes or until dough is browning and crisp around edges.
Voila! Enjoy!

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Servings: 
4-6
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SO HOW'D IT GO?

I used this recipe to make calzones for christmas but substituted club soda for the beer.  It came out great!  It IS super sticky in handling though, so I made sure to rool it out in the cookie sheet I used to bake it.  Many thanks!

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I prepared this recipe with 2 cups whole wheat flour, 1 cup white flour and club soda. I added garlic powder and rosemary to it as well.I pre-baked it for about 5 minutes before adding the toppings. This is REALLY good! It really is as easy as it sounds and the results are excellent.

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i prepare pizza crust first time in my life.

Delicious and vary vary fast and easy.

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Wow, this is kind of awesome.

I've been craving bread for a sandwich and decided to try this. Used 3 cups white flour (it was all I had), baking soda to replace the baking powder, and Yuengling beer. Added some oregano, fresh garlic, sugar, and salt.
Fluffed up great and done in 20 minutes.
And how nice it was to not have to kneed the dough!
Thanks for the great recipe!

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So far this is the best pizza crust I've made, as far as both taste and the amount of effort involved.  I used all whole grain flour (2 c whole wheat pastry and 1 cup sprouted spelt) and used club soda in place of the beer.  I added some garlic powder, a bit of raw sugar, and rosemary to the mix as well.  The crust stayed pretty moist and didn't rise very much, which I like.  I'll be making this again and probably trying to tweek it more.  Thanks for the recipe! :)

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this was really good for something so simple, i took the suggestions and added garlic, basil, oregano, thyme, sage, salt and sugar. thank you.

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After reading the previous reviews I have some questions about this very intriguing pizza crust....  Has anyone tried using the club soda in place of the beer and if so what were the results?  Also, I'm wondering if anyone has made the crust with all whole grain flours and how that turned out?
I may have to experiment myself, I'm impatient with pizza crusts and love a good yeastless one!

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Great crust!  I love that I have a recipe that allows me to make pizza from start to finish in less than 30 minutes :)

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This is my absolute favorite pizza crust.  It's super easy, and really yummy after adding some herbs and extras.  I don't have patience for yeast crusts, and kneading, and having to wait for it to rise.  I like to add lots of herbs to the crust: garlic, basil, oregano, sage and thyme, and a nice helping of nutritional yeast gives it an extra little something.  I use a stone to cook it on, and it comes out perfect, nice and crispy on the bottom but still thick and able to sustain all the toppings I pile on.  I also make my pizzas half-vegan/half-vegetarian - my guy still eats cheese, so that's why it's split down the middle in my pictures.  =) 

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WAY surpassed expectation for such a simple recipe.  we used a lager, and mixed in fresh garlic and herbs.  really wonderful, crispy undercrust (we used a pizza stone).  just really, really good.  thanks for sharing!  :)

i forgot to mention that we baked it for 10 minutes to set before topping.  delish!

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