Deep Dish Pizza Crust Chicago Style Recipe

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This is the best crust recipe ever!

Servings: 8


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  1. Heat 1 c. water, shortening, sugar and salt until shortening melts. Cool to lukewarm.
  2. Soften yeast in 1/2 c. lukewarm water. Combine yeast and shortening mixtures in large bowl.
  3. Add in cornmeal and flour to shortening mix and knead until smooth and workable.
  4. Oil pizza pans with extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle with cornmeal. Press dough into pans and pierce with a fork several times.
  5. Bake in 425 degree preheated oven for 7 min.
  6. Remove and add in your favorite pizza toppings and bake for additional 20 to 25 min.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 120g
Recipe makes 8 servings
Calories 309  
Calories from Fat 64 21%
Total Fat 7.23g 9%
Saturated Fat 1.61g 6%
Trans Fat 2.14g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 295mg 12%
Potassium 103mg 3%
Total Carbs 53.41g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2.2g 7%
Sugars 2.74g 2%
Protein 6.83g 11%
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