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amber 12-16-2008 11:28 AM

Freezing dough - shape
 
Do y'all freeze your dough in a ball or do you roll it out first and freeze it like you're about to add toppings?

Thanks!

RTflorida 12-16-2008 12:50 PM

Re: Freezing dough - shape
 
They start out as a ball but within a minute or two they spread out into a thick disc and freeze in that position. 1-2 hrs on the counter to thaw and reach room temp and your good to go. Not sure how long you can keep frozen, 1-2 wks and the dough is fine; I went a month in the freezer one time - didn't go so well, there was no "poof" of the cornice and the crust was much less airy and very dense.

RT

dmun 12-16-2008 03:47 PM

Re: Freezing dough - shape
 
I let the container determine the shape of the dough. I use these "disposable" containers:

http://www.rubbermaid.com/rubbermaid...ct/7f52_sm.jpg

for both cold storage and freezing, if I don't use them in a few days.

You don't want to stretch out your pizza skins before storage. They'll stick together and be a big mess.

amber 12-16-2008 04:46 PM

Re: Freezing dough - shape
 
Brilliant! Thanks!


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