Beer Dough


3 cups unbleached flour, plus extra for dusting
1 T baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 12 oz can or bottle beer
Oil for greasing


Preheat oven to 450. Combine flour, baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a large bowl and mix thoroughly. Pour in 12 ounces of beer and mix well-the dough will be sticky. Spread a handful of flour on the work surface and dump the dough onto it. Toss the dough around to coat it with the flour and prevent it from sticking. Knead it two or three times to make it pliable. Shape the dough into a ball, then divide it in two. Grease two baking sheets. Use a rolling pin to roll each ball into an 11 or 12 inch circle. Add toppings and bake for 12 ro 15 minutes or until golden brown on top or underneath.
Notes: Honestly, this is not the best pizza dough ever. Every time I make it, it comes out a little tougher that I'd like, which I attribute to user error. That being said, it is still a great go to when you want a pizza but have no dough and no yeast on hand. Furthermore, the crust has a delicious flavor that truly mimics the type of beer used.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Uploaded by: Jamee Robinson
Added on: 2007-12-30 16:12:32