Pizzas Bases A bit of lateral thinking is required to produce a dough that will be thin enough for a pizza base and yet not fall to bits as it is being handled. This recipe can be adapted to make pancakes or wraps to be used for filling and eating cold.
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For a sweet pancake, add some honey or maple syrup. The trick is to get the right sloppy consistency so that the mixture flows out thinly enough in the frying pan. Makes 2 medium pizza bases.
Dissolve the yeast in water and add to the other ingredients. The dough should be very sloppy, like batter. Leave to stand for minutes to allow the yeast to work. Heat a griddle or frying pan, brushing with a smear of olive oil if the surface is not non-stick, and ladle in a good dollop of the mixture with a swirling action to make a thin, reasonably circular layer of batter.
Cook over a high heat for about 3 minutes, then flip over and cook for another minute. If your mixture was too thick, your pizza base will be also. Turn the pizza base out onto a baking sheet and cook the remaining mixture in the same way. Cover the pizzas with the usual toppings.
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