How To Make Homemade Gluten-Free Pizza Dough

How To Make Homemade Gluten-Free Pizza Dough

DeLallo Gluten-Free Pizza Dough Mix with DeLallo Margherita Style Pizza Sauce

If you’ve been wondering how to make homemade gluten-free pizza dough, you’ve come to the right place.

Whether you have Celiac disease or an intolerance to gluten, you shouldn’t have to sacrifice one of your favorite pastimes: pizza.

For those that are gluten-free, pizza night might feel like a lost cause, but we’re here to tell you that making an awesome gluten-free pizza is easier than you think. Just because you don’t eat gluten, doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy a great pizza pie. With our gluten-free pizza dough recipe, you can create all of your favorite pizza recipes without the wheat. Whether you’re craving the classic pepperoni pizza or a pizza topped with olives, artichokes and fresh mozzarella, you can whip up the homemade gluten-free pizza of your dreams.

Our DeLallo Gluten-Free Pizza Dough Mix makes it super simple to create a great-tasting pizza dough without the gluten. It features an incredible gluten-free flour blend made with rice flour and chickpea flour and it even includes the yeast needed for the dough to rise. We think it’s the best gluten-free pizza dough recipe out there and hope you do too.

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What Is Gluten-Free Pizza Dough Mix, Why Use It, And Where Is It Best To Buy?

Gluten-free pizza dough mix is a gluten-free flour blend for making homemade gluten-free pizza dough. The gluten-free flour blend can consist of one or more flours such as chickpea flour, almond flour and rice flour—to name a few. For those eating gluten-free and/or wheat-free, these gluten-free pizza dough mixes are an incredible option.

DeLallo Gluten-Free Pizza Dough Mix is a gluten-free pizza dough mix that features rice flour and chickpea flour instead of the standard wheat flour. Rice and chickpea flours do not contain gluten or wheat, so this Gluten-Free Pizza Dough Mix can be enjoyed by those with a sensitivity to gluten or to wheat. In the kit, along with this gluten-free flour blend, is a packet of yeast. Simply combine it with the flour and water, so that the dough can rise.

You can buy DeLallo Gluten-Free Pizza Dough Mix online or look for it on the shelves of your local grocery store.

Ingredients needed to prepare the DeLallo Gluten-Free Pizza Dough Mix

Ingredients You Need

  • DeLallo Gluten-Free Pizza Dough Mix

  • Yeast

  • 1 ¼ cup warm water

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

How To Make Homemade Gluten-Free Pizza Dough Step-By-Step

1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk the pizza dough mix and yeast packet to fully incorporate.

Flour mixture being added to mixing bowl
Yeast packet emptied into mixing bowl

2. Add in the water. Stir with a fork.

Water added to flour and yeast
Flour mixture stirred with a fork

3. Add the olive oil. Stir with a fork until the dough starts to pull together.

Olive Oil added to dough mixture

4. Gently knead the dough with your hands until it is no longer clumpy. It will be sticky and smooth, similar to the consistency of mashed potatoes.

Dough kneaded into a smooth ball

5. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap. Allow the dough to rise in a warm place for 45 min. The dough will not double in size like traditional dough. Instead, it will rise slightly and appear puffy in texture.

Dough in mixing bowl covered with plastic wrap
Dough has risen and appears puffy

6. Divide the dough into 4 equal pieces. Place each onto its own baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Dough divided into four pieces
Dough placed on a baking sheet covered in parchment paper

7. With lightly oiled hands, form the sticky dough into the desired shape. Press gently to desired thickness. Repeat with each crust.

Dough pressed down into a circular pizza shape

8. Pre-bake. Preheat the oven to 450˚F. Bake for 8-10 minutes or just until the crust becomes slightly golden. Remove from the oven.

Crust has been parbaked and now appears slightly golden in color

9. Top the pre-baked crust with your favorite sauce, cheese and toppings. Bake until the cheese melts and the crust becomes golden brown, about 12-15 minutes.

Tomato sauce spread across partially baked crust

Frequently Asked Questions

What Flours Are Used In The Delallo Gluten-Free Pizza Dough Mix?

DeLallo Gluten-Free Pizza Dough Mix is made with a gluten-free flour blend of rice flour and chickpea flour.

What Is Rice Flour?

Rice flour is a finely milled rice product. While it is the powder-like texture of standard all-purpose flour, rice flour is made with grains of rice rather than wheat. Rice flour is commonly used as a substitute for wheat flour as a gluten-free form of flour.

What Is Chickpea Flour?

Chickpea flour is a light-golden flour made with chickpeas that are dried and ground. Chickpea flour is known for its more neutral flavor and so can be flavored with other seasonings. It is often used in place of wheat flour as a gluten-free substitute.

Do I Need Yeast For This Recipe?

Yes, you need yeast to make this gluten-free pizza dough recipe, as it allows the dough to rise. Gluten-free pizza dough will not rise as much as traditional wheat flour (double), but it should rise. The amount of yeast needed for this gluten-free pizza recipe is included in the DeLallo Gluten-Free Pizza Dough Mix.

Does Delallo Offer A Traditional (Non-Gluten-Free) Pizza Dough Mix?

Yes, along with our tasty Gluten-Free Pizza Dough Mix, we offer an Italian Pizza Dough Mix made with type 00 wheat flour. This homemade pizza dough mix also includes the necessary yeast packet. Both dough mixes make it easy to create an exceptional pizzeria-style pizza at home.

Does Delallo Offer Any Other Gluten-Free Products?

Yes, shop our line of gluten-free pasta here.

You’ve Got The Gluten-Free Dough - Now Try Some Of Our Favorite Pizza Recipes

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