Homemade Hawaiian Pizza Recipe

I whipped up some Hawaiian Pizza on Sunday, inspired by this recipe. It was a fantastic success — at least according to my family!

Since I used homemade pizza dough from my freezer, I literally had this in the oven in minutes.

And judging by the enthusiastic responses from my family, you would have thought that I had spent hours slaving in the kitchen.


The crust puffed up a little weird (I think maybe because I had let the thawed pizza dough sit in the fridge for a few days?), but no one seemed to care since it tasted so good! In case you think your family might enjoy this recipe, too, here’s how I made it:

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    • says

      Hmm, I usually never poke it — and it usually doesn’t puff like that. I’m going to have to try poking the dough with a fork next time, just to see if it makes any difference in the way the dough cooks overall.

      • Laura says

        your pizza looks professional with the “puffs” that is how commerically made pizza looks alot of time. Also poking the dough is called “docking”. :)

  1. says

    Wanted to pass on a GREAT gluten free bread recipe that I used for a pizza crust the other day.. I did make a few small changes..

    -doubled the oil.. used olive oil instead
    -next time I think I will increase the tapioca starch and decrease one of the other starch flours to make it a bit chewier..

    I spread the dough on a parchment lined pan, rose in the oven and pre baked it until ALMOST done then added the toppings and broiled.

    This recipe woudl make 2 mediumish pizzas or four smaller individual pizza crusts (which may work best for a crispier crust..)

    Anyway, had to pass it on.. it is a really awesome recipe for those who are GF.

    http://wholeintentions.com/2009/05/gluten-free-bread-that-tastes-like/

    jenetta

  2. Brooke says

    Is 500 degrees the correct temp? Seems quite high and the recipe this was adapted from stated 400 degrees? Thanks!

  3. says

    OH, I lOVE pizza….and this is a favorite in my house. Thanks for the recipe :) :) Homemade is definitely the best :) Love and hugs from the ocean shores of California, Heather :)

  4. Lana says

    Our favorite and expensive pizza place, Mellow Mushroom, always has puffy and bubbly places in the crust. Seems like part of the yummy pizza and funky atmosphere there. :)

  5. J HEIMLICH says

    Thanks to Frugal Jen for the gluten free recipe. Being GF is new at our house and so we are still gathering info and recipes !!

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