Dough-It-Yourself Pizza Blanca
Servings 4 servings
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
- 3 tablespoons MAYA All-Purpose Flour
- 1 cup fresh milk
- ½ cup all-purpose cream
- 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
- 2 teaspoons yeast
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 cup water
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoon oil
- 2 ½ - 3 cups MAYA All-Purpose Flour
- ¼ teaspoon dried marjoram
- ¼ teaspoon dried thyme
- ¼ teaspoon dried oregano
- cheese (mozzarella, cheddar, parmesan) grated, as needed
- arugula or basil leaves as needed
Prepare white sauce:
In a saucepan, heat olive oil and butter together.
Add garlic and sauté until aromatic but not brown.
[K] Add in flour and stir until well-blended.
[K] Pour milk and cook until sauce thickens.
[K] Lower heat then add in the cream and parmesan cheese.
Season with salt and pepper.
Remove from heat and set aside.
Prepare pizza crust:
[K] Dissolve yeast and 1 teaspoon sugar in ¼ cup water. Set aside.
[K] To the remaining water, add sugar, salt, oil, half of the flour and the dried herbs to form a soft dough.
[K] Add in yeast mixture and the rest of the flour until dough leaves the side of the bowl.
Transfer dough on a floured surface and knead until dough is smooth and elastic.
[K] Place dough in a greased bowl covered with cling wrap.
Allow dough to rest for 30 minutes or until dough is double in bulk.
[K] Divide the dough into 2. Roll into balls and allow to rest again, this time for 10 minutes.
[K] Roll the balls of dough and arrange on floured trays.
Bake in a preheated 350ᵒF/177ᵒC for 10 minutes.
[K] Place the pizza crust on a baking tray.
[K] Drizzle olive oil on top.
[K] Spread white sauce and top with desired cheese and greens.
Bake until edges are lightly brown.
K = Kid-Friendly Steps