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Pizza crust pre bake?

mountaindewbassmountaindewbass Posts: 1,731
edited October 2013 in EggHead Forum
Tomorrow we have been asked to bring the pizza dough and were going to assemble the pizzas at our friends house. In the past when I cook the pizza on the seems to be a little under done due to all the toppings we use. So my question...should I preheat the crust on the bge and then take it to my friends? I would prefer that so the crust is toasted on the bge and then put the toppings on and finish it off in my friends oven. Thoughts.


  • ScottborasjrScottborasjr Posts: 2,593
    What kind of crust are you going for? When I've done pizza the only kind that I don't prebake a bit is the super thin crust type.
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  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 2,550
    edited October 2013
    Preheat get the stone nice and hot 40 mins at least @500. No prebake necessary. I've done thin and thicker.
    No need for the egg, done my last 5+ pizzas in the oven on the stone. I don't miss that smoke the egg adds personally.
    Seattle, WA
  • I'm going for non doughy crust. Last pizza Cooked at 425 on stone. Cooked for 25 minutes..still doughy
  • Hungry JoeHungry Joe Posts: 1,148
    I'm going for non doughy crust. Last pizza Cooked at 425 on stone. Cooked for 25 minutes..still doughy

    It sounds like its your dough and the temp you are cooking at, what is your recipe? Different dough's cook better at different temperatures.

  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 6,350
    Just my $.02 but I don't think I would go through the trouble of firing up the egg just to pre-bake the crust.  It sounds like a pre-bake might be a solution to the issue, but I would just do it in your friends oven.  

    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

  • Y The other glaring issue is that my friends kitchen is really there next to no room to stretch out the dough
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