Homemade Cheese Pizza

Cheese Pizza Why order out when you can make a stellar cheese pizza at home? This one is like your favorite delivery pizza, but infinitely tastier.
Cheese pizza
There ’ south nothing we love more than helping you make the best homemade pizza ever. We ’ ve got tons of pizza topping ideas from authoritative Margherita pizza to taco pizza, But there ’ s something so satisfying about a good previous cheese pizza. hera ’ s your darling manner of speaking cheese pizza, but precisely 1 million times better. The sauce is excess tomato-y, the cheese is extra bum, and the crust is absolutely chewy. Want to know our secrets ?
Homemade cheese pizza

How to make the best cheese pizza

This cheese pizza tastes good like what you ’ vitamin d expect from your classical pie, but boundlessly better . It ’ s sophisticated enough for adults, but loved by all kids. We ’ ve tested on multiple kids in our lives, and they ’ re 100 % in love with this cheese pizza. here ’ s what makes this tall mallow pizza better than your normal manner of speaking pizza :

  • 5-minute pizza sauce. Have you made our classic easy pizza sauce? It’s a fan favorite recipe and you’ll be amazed at home much flavor it has! Whiz up canned fire roasted tomatoes with garlic, olive oil, and oregano in a blender.
  • Both shredded and fresh mozzarella. What’s on the cheesiest of cheese pizzas? Shredded mozzarella and fresh mozzarella! The fresh cheese makes it seriously gooey, and the shredded is the glue that sticks it all together.
  • The best pizza dough. This pizza dough recipe is the best on the internet (we think!). Alex and I perfected it after over 10 years of researching tricks from artisan pizza makers. Keep reading for more on how to make it…

Classic cheese pizza

Pizza making tools

To make a great cheese pizza, it ’ second helpful to have a few pizza make tools handy ! These two tools have been indispensable in our homemade pizza making game. here ’ s what Alex and I recommend :

  • Pizza stone: A pizza stone is what makes Italian pizza crust crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. Here’s the best pizza stone we’ve found, and a bit more on pizza stone care.
  • Pizza peel: What’s a pizza peel? It’s a paddle used to slide the pizza onto the hot pizza stone in the oven. We recommend this Standard pizza peel or this Conveyor pizza peel.

Cheese pizza

Use either of these pizza dough variations

For the pizza boodle for this cheese pizza, here are a few dough recipe options :

  • Best Pizza Dough This is our standard pizza dough that we’ve used for years! We make it using stand mixer, but you can also knead it by hand.
  • Easy Thin Crust is similar but makes a thinner dough that you roll out — it would also work well here!

Video: how to make pizza dough! (1:45 minutes)

The easiest way to learn how to make pizza dough ? By watching person do it ! While we can ’ deoxythymidine monophosphate come to your kitchen, here ’ s the following best option : a video ! This bit-by-bit video shows Alex making pizza boodle, from kneading to shaping. It ’ s so helpful, and takes less than 2 minutes to watch. We highly recommend watching this before you start !

What to serve with cheese pizza?

Alex and I served this classic homemade cheese pizza for our nephews and son Larson for a cousins sleepover. They absolutely loved it ! We served it with carrot sticks and the goodly ranch dressing below ( and Strawberry Daiquiris for the adults ! ). here are a few great sides to go with pizza :

Homemade cheese pizza

This cheese pizza recipe is…

vegetarian .

Looking for more pizza recipes?

Outside of this classic cheese pizza recipe, here are some of our darling pizza recipes :