Rainy day recipe: Homemade pizza
Posted April 5, 2016 by Bethanie Lunn
Not all heroes wear capes some have crusts. When an unexpected april showers hits, cooking is a great way to keep the kids occupied for a little while. The beauty with pizza is that you can get creative, there’s no rules, anything goes.
You will need:
- 1 packet of pizza mix
- 1 jar of tomato sauce
- Grated cheese
- 1 pepper
- chopped pineapple
- 1 small tin of sweetcorn
Pre heat the oven 220.c / Fan oven. Gas mark 7.
Firstly, you’ll need to create your dough. To save time I purchased a pizza base mix from my local supermarket for just £1, quicker and cost effective!
-Add 100ml of warm water to the mix, stir until it forms a dough.
-Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead for 5 minutes.
-Place dough onto a greased and floured baking tray and over with cling film to set for 10 mins. If you want a thicker base, leave for slightly longer.
-Now its time to roll out the dough into a pizza base shape and add your tomato sauce and your choice of cheese.
Now for the Toppings: Adventurous or classic?
Nothing beats a margarita. But if you want to have fun add colourful toppings like peppers or pineapple. It’s a good way to introduce some veggies into the pizza.
This is a great time to get the kids involved to make patterns, I chose to do a pretty simple design, but the possibilities are endless.
Place your masterpiece on the top shelf of the oven and leave to bake for 20 minutes.
And there you have it, a simple rainy day recipe, perfect for the whole family.