Gluten-Free Pizza Crust Recipe

Gluten-Free Pizza Crust Recipe

This gluten-free pizza dough can be rolled out like traditional wheat dough to make thick or thin crust gluten-free pizza. The toppings are up to you!
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  • Serves: 8 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Heat oven to 400 F. 
  3. Step 3

    Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and sprinkle lightly with gluten-free cornmeal.
  4. Step 4

    In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the gluten-free flour mix, tapioca flour, buttermilk powder, agar-agar. salt, xanthan gum, and yeast until thoroughly mixed.
  5. Step 5

    Add sugar, oil, and vinegar. Gradually add the water.
  6. Step 6

    Mix on high speed with a stand mixer or electric hand mixer for 3 to 4 minutes.
  7. Step 7

    Scrape the thick dough onto a large clean surface liberally sprinkled with tapioca flour. Work enough tapioca flour into the dough so that it can be shaped into a large ball. The key to shaping this dough is to continue to sprinkle the work surface and the dough with tapioca flour.
  8. Step 8

    With a large knife, cut the dough in half to make two medium pizzas. 
  9. Step 9

    With a rolling pin, shape each piece into a circle, making sure to sprinkle enough tapioca flour on the dough and the work surface to prevent it from sticking. Roll thin for New York-style pizzas or thick for Chicago deep-dish style.
  10. Step 10

    Carefully place one prepared pizza crust on baking sheet or pizza stone (see tips) sprinkled with cornmeal. Bake for about 5 minutes or until the dough is firm. This is called parbaking . Repeat with second pizza.
  11. Step 11

    Top pizzas with your favorite ingredients and bake an additional 7 to 10 minutes or until done. Or cool parbaked crusts, wrap and freeze for later use. Note:  Always make sure your work surfaces, utensils, pans and tools are free of gluten. Always read product labels. Manufacturers can change product formulations without notice. When in doubt, do not buy or use a product before contacting the manufacturer for verification that the product is free of gluten. Edited by Stephanie Kirkos