Heavenly Pizza Pie

Heavenly Pizza Pie plated

Recipe Information

Time 1 hour, 30 minutes
Servings 8 People

This Heavenly Pizza Pie recipe has been a family favorite for generations. It brings back memories of weekend gatherings, where everyone would pitch in to create the perfect pizza pie. The secret to its heavenly taste lies in the homemade dough and sauce, which blend together to create an unforgettable flavor.

I remember my grandmother teaching me how to knead the dough and spread the sauce evenly, ensuring that every bite was packed with flavor. Over the years, we've experimented with various toppings, but the classic combination of cheese, pepperoni, and fresh basil remains our all-time favorite.

Now, I'm excited to share this cherished recipe with you, so you can create your own memories with friends and family. Gather around the table and enjoy a slice of heaven with this delectable Heavenly Pizza Pie.


  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 packet instant yeast
  • 1 1/2 cups warm water
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup sliced pepperoni
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, and instant yeast.
  2. Gradually add the warm water and mix until a dough forms.
  3. Add the olive oil and salt, then knead the dough for 10 minutes until smooth and elastic.
  4. Cover the dough with a damp cloth and let it rise for 1 hour or until doubled in size.
  5. Preheat the oven to 475°F (245°C).
  6. Punch down the dough and roll it out on a floured surface into a 12-inch circle.
  7. Transfer the dough to a pizza stone or baking sheet.
  8. Spread the tomato sauce evenly over the dough, leaving a small border around the edges.
  9. Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella cheese over the sauce.
  10. Arrange the sliced pepperoni on top of the cheese.
  11. Bake the pizza in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and the cheese is bubbly.
  12. Remove the pizza from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before garnishing with fresh basil leaves and slicing.


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