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How to: Gluten-Free Pizza Dough

Emily

Emily

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Pizza Dough

If you’re anything like me, the thought of making your own pizza sounds daunting and a recipe for disaster. Well, I’m here to tell you that we’re both wrong! Pizza-making is a fun way to make dinner times exciting and it doesn’t have to be as complicated as it sounds. Now, if you’re gluten-free, you’re thinking, “yes but it’s not that simple for me”. True but I’m also here to make it a little bit easier, here is a mix of recommendations from gluten-free pizza dough flour to all-out gluten-free pizza kits.

First Things First, the Flour…

Caputo Gluten Free Flour

Caputo Gluten Free Flour 1kg

An Italian brand is always a good start and these guys have been making pizza flour since 1924, so they know what they’re doing. Their gluten-free flour is on the pricey side but it’s worth it!

Doves Freee Pizza Base Mix

Freee Pizza Base Mix 350g

If you’re looking for a less pricey option, Doves Freee offers a flour mix that does the job! They’ve developed a flour that’s versatile, perfect for either a deep dish or thin crust pizza.

What About a Gluten-Free Kit?

Dough Re Me Kit

Dough Re Me Famiglia Kit

If starting from scratch seems a little daunting or you simply don’t have the time, a kit is a good place to start. Dough Re Me kits are just as amazing as their name and can be made gluten-free and vegan. Just choose your toppings and you’re away…

Somewhere In Between…

Ooni Gluten-Free Dough Balls 

Gluten Free Dough Balls (8 x 250g) - Ooni United Kingdom

If you just want to play with toppings then Ooni’s premade dough could be the way forward for you. Experts in all ‘homemade pizza things’, Ooni knows what it takes to make a good pizza. If you end up with the pizzeria bug, they sell pretty impressive pizza ovens for the home and almost any accessory you could think of.

A Few Tips to Send You On Your Way…

To get the kneading down, it’s all about stretching and shaping which can look a lot easier than it is! Städler have made a great tutorial video to help you get the basics down and perfect your technique!

My second top tip is for cooking! If you don’t have a pizza oven, put your pizza in a frying pan on the hob first. This crisps up the base to ensure an even bake and also prevents the pizza dough from falling through the grate trays in your oven!

How FoodLama Can Help…

For more tips on how to make gluten-free treats and dinners, check out the ‘On Allergies’ section of our blog. Also, if you haven’t downloaded FoodLama yet, what are you doing? Foodlama helps you quickly discover what you or your household can or can’t have at your favourite supermarket. It even makes the best substitute recommendations, so you try new products! Click here to learn more about foodlama.

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