California pizza kitchen Pizza Dough

California pizza kitchen Pizza Dough


California pizza kitchen Pizza Dough

California pizza kitchen Pizza Dough

California Pizza Kitchen's Pizza Dough is a signature recipe that epitomizes the brand's dedication to creating
delicious and authentic pizzas. Made from high-quality ingredients, the dough is crafted to perfection, resulting
in a delectable crust with the ideal balance of crispness and chewiness. Its versatility allows for a wide array
of toppings, making it a favorite among pizza enthusiasts. Whether enjoyed at one of their restaurants or made at
home with their take-and-bake options, California Pizza Kitchen's Pizza Dough promises an unforgettable pizza experience.
Prep Time 1 day 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 day 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 403.2 kcal


  • Ingredients required 5 items


  • 1 tablespoon dried active yeast
  • 1 tablespoon of warm approximately 110F water added to 1/2 cup
  • Bread flour 1 1/2 cups (high gluten flours also work),
  • 2 teaspoons each of salt and sugar
  • Extra virgin olive oil two teaspoons


The yeast should be dissolved in water and allowed to proof for five to ten minutes. The yeast should
have a little island of fizz/bubbles before you start. (if you`re using instant yeast dissolve
it in the water and skip the proof).
In a separate bowl mix all of the dry ingredients and create a little well in the middle. Dump your
Add the yeast mixture and the olive oil to the well and stir with a wooden spoon or your fingertips.
Before starting to form the dough into a ball once it has become lumpy, lightly oil your hands.
Knead the dough for at least five minutes, or until it is smooth but still slightly tacky.
Place the ball in an airtight container, lightly coat it with olive oil, and allow it to rise to room temperature. 
for 11/2 to 2 hours.
You can use the dough at this stage, but you can also perform the following to give it a finer texture and a
wonderful, mellow type of flavor.:Deflate the dough, bunch it back up into a ball, put it back into the container, and stow 
it's in your refrigerator overnight.
Take out the dough from the refrigerator about two hours prior to making the pizza. 
once more, and divide into two equal halves. Make balls out of both pieces, sealing any cracks as tightly as you can...Place the new dough balls on the opposite side of a shallow dish and cover them with plastic 
wrap. Let them sit at room temperature for the aforementioned 2 hours (they'll be much easier to 
After this just heat your pizza stone(or filling that, the floor of your oven with both racks taken
Roll out your dough balls, top them, and use a rack to slip them into the oven at 500 degrees Fahrenheit.
cornmeal-dusted pizza peel(or failing that, anything smooth and thin enough to maneuver, like a 
cutting board).
Your pizzas will cook very quickly, so it's easier to just eyeball their progress than try to time them
California Pizza Kitchen's Pizza Dough stands as a testament to the brand's commitment to culinary excellence. With its
meticulous preparation and top-notch ingredients, the dough delivers a delightful balance of textures and flavors that
satisfy pizza lovers' cravings worldwide. Its versatility allows for endless customization, appealing to a wide range
of palates. Whether enjoyed in the restaurant's welcoming ambiance or prepared at home using their take-and-bake option,
the pizza dough consistently delivers a memorable and mouthwatering experience. California Pizza Kitchen's dedication to
crafting exceptional pizza dough ensures that customers continue to relish their iconic creations for years to come.

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