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Crispy Blaze Pizza Copycat Build-Your-Own Pizza Recipe


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On days when you don’t feel like cooking but want to feel stuffed, nothing can go wrong with pizza. But sometimes the pizza menu from restaurants can be a bit limiting. This is the reason why Elise and Rick Wetzel developed Blaze Pizza in 2011.

Preparing the Crispy Blaze Pizza Copycat Build-Your-Own Pizza Recipe

Blaze Pizza specializes in made-to-order pizza that is then cooked in a high-temperature open oven. The results produce a thin, crispy crust and a flavorful personalized pizza.

If you want this experience at home, then you have come to the right place. Try out this recipe and bite into the crunchy goodness that feels and tastes just like the original.

Craving for pizza but hates the usual menu? Blaze Pizza specializes in custom pizza. Try this recipe for your homemade Blaze Pizza experience.

Prep: 1 hr
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 1 hr 20 mins


For Dough:

  • 1 tbsp dry yeast
  • 1 cup lukewarm water
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp shortening

For Pizza Toppings:

  • 1 cup grated mozzarella
  • 1 cup fresh button mushroom, chopped
  • ½ cup black olives
  • ½ cup tomatoes, grated, seeded, chopped
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 cup basil, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup red sauce
  • 1 tbsp olive oil, drizzled, to serve


  1. In a bowl, mix the yeast and water for about 5 minutes.
  2. In a different large bowl combine the flour, salt, and shortening. Combine the yeast mixture and knead for 5 minutes, the mixture should become smooth.
  3. Set aside in a warm place for around 1 hour with cling wrap.
  4. Make a round shape out of the dough cover with cling wrap. Let it rest again for 20 minutes.
  5. After it rises, put in the oven for 5 minutes.
  6. Begin with spreading the red sauce evenly, then adding the mushroom, olives, chopped tomatoes, basil, and olive oil drizzle.
  7. Top it off with the Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. Bake at 400 degrees F for 20 minutes.
  8. Once it is ready, garnish with basil.


  • Sugar: 3g
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  • Calcium: 221mg
  • Calories: 414kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 53g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Fat: 16g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 4mg
  • Potassium: 335mg
  • Protein: 16g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Sodium: 742mg
  • Vitamin A: 727IU
  • Vitamin C: 6mg
Nutrition Disclaimer
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Frequently Asked Questions

Can This Pizza Have Cauliflower Crust?

Yes, you can customize this recipe by using cauliflower rice and other proteins to make it keto-friendly. The most commonly used ingredients are brown rice, flaxseed, eggs, casein and whey protein, and yeast.

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Aside from the ingredients mentioned above, you can add all the meats and vegetables you like. Do some mixing and matching as well as experimenting with spices and herbs. After all, the fun part is to make the pizza more personal.
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