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Top 10 mistakes that will ruin a homemade pizza

By Alixandra Haywood, 08/25/2016
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Pizza may be your favorite food but is yours as good as it could be? Stop making these 10 mistakes and you'll never order take-out again!

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Stretching your dough too thin

Getting your pizza dough just right can make you feel a bit like Goldilocks: too thick and it'll be more chewy than crispy, but too thin and it won't be able to support the toppings.  To find that perfect balance, aim for at least 1/8 inch thick, like in this delicious recipe.


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Ingredients

  • Pizza Dough (homemade or store bought)
  • Shredded cheese
  • Pizza sauce
  • Cured ham, shredded
  • 4 eggs
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Fresh basil

Method

  1. Roll out the dough
  2. Use a small bowl to cut the dough into rounds
  3. Add shredded cheese
  4. Place in oven on an oven tray afr 10 min at 355°F
  5. Put each dough round into a ramekin
  6. Add 1 tbsp pizza sauce, a handful of shredded cured ham 
  7. Break an egg into each pizza
  8. Top with sliced cherry tomatoes and a basil leaf
  9. Place in oven for another 15 mins at 355°F
  10. Garnish with parsley and a pinch of pepper
  11. Serve and enjoy!

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