Pizza Party Kit

Give the gift of family fun with this pizza party kit! (But be sure to ask for permission before using the oven.)

YOU WILL NEED

  • A package of dry yeast
  • Crust mix (flour, sugar, and salt)
  • A bottle of olive oil
  • 8-ounce (227 gram) jar of pizza sauce
  • 8 ounces (227 grams) shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Pizza toppings such as pepperoni, green pepper, onion, dry red pepper flakes, oregano, and grated parmesan
  • Pizza pan or cookie sheet
  • Large mixing bowl to display all the items

HOW TO MAKE CRUST MIX

  1. Put 2 1/2 cups (1 1/4 pints) flour, 1 teaspoon (5 milliliters) sugar, and 1 teaspoon (5 milliliters) salt in a resealable bag.

HOW TO MAKE PIZZA

  1. Mix the yeast with one cup of warm water and let it rest for five minutes.
  2. In the bowl, combine the crust mix with two teaspoons of oil and the yeast mixture. Knead until blended.
  3. Let the dough rise for 20 minutes.
  4. Press the dough onto a greased pan and add sauce, cheese, and toppings.
  5. Bake at 400 degrees Fahrenheit (204 degrees Celsius) for about 20 minutes.


Text by National Geographic Kids staff

Photograph by Rebecca Hale

Illustration: pizza pan and bowl filled with cooking supplies

 

 

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