Pizza Base

Camp Oven PizzaPrep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Serves: 2 x 12″ bases


  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 1 x 8 g sachet of dry yeast
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • Generous pinch of salt
  • 2 tbspn olive oil
  • 3/4 cup warm water


  1. Combine dry ingredients in large mixing bowl and add oil and water.
  2. Mix to a soft dough.
  3. Knead on a floured surface until soft and pliable.
  4. Return to the mixing bowl and cover with cling wrap and leave in a warm spot for 30 minutes. The dough should double in size.
  5. When it has risen, ‘punch’ the dough once to remove air bubbles.
  6. Remove from bowl and knead gently for 1 minute.
  7. Roll the dough out to desired size and add your favourite toppings.
  8. Cook in a hot camp oven with trivet. Use additional coals on the lid.


These quantity will do two pizza bases that fit into a 12″ camp oven, if using the larger pizza pans use 2 1/2 cups flour.

If you want a thin and crispy pizza base leave out the yeast.

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Updated: February 5, 2017 by admin

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