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Finally a Fluffy Gluten Free Pizza Dough

One thing I miss the most since eating gluten free the last 10 years is a good pizza crust. Over the years I have tried to make my own and use pre-made ones but just haven’t found the one that has really wowed me.  Gluten free crusts are often a thin crust with no crust around the rim. 

On my latest grocery shopping trip I noticed a small bag in the freezer that was labeled gluten free pizza dough.  The brand looked familiar and I decided to give it a try.  Since it is frozen you need to thaw it in the refrigerator overnight.  

The brand of this gluten free dough is Wholly Wholesome Gluten Free.  This dough is free of the top 8 allergens (wheat, milk, eggs, treenuts, peanuts, soy, shellfish & fish) and free of corn.  I love when companies make products that are free of common allergens.

As I opened the package the uncooked dough smelled delicious, kinda sourdough like smell.  I pulled a small size of dough from the larger dough ball.  I used a sprinkle of gluten free flour I had on hand to help the dough not stick as I rolled it out.  I’m not sure how thin I rolled it, but probably a little thicker than if you were making roll out cookies.  

The directions suggested to pre cook the crust for 10 minutes before adding pizza toppings.  After the pre cook, I followed the directions to cook it the rest of the way with my pizza toppings. The crust fluffs up beautifully.  My suggestion is to slightly poke the dough with a fork before the precook to help with any air bubbles.

The taste was so good. It was chewy and fluffy, everything I remembered from non gluten free crusts.  One thing that often goes wrong with gluten free crusts is that the middle isn’t fully cooked, I had no problems in this case.  I’m not sure but maybe making smaller size pizza helped it cook throughly.  I loved it so much I made a second one but used my cookie cutter to make a Mickey shaped pizza.

I highly recommend giving this gluten free dough a try.  I’m looking forward to creating other non pizza creations with this dough.