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Cake Pan Pepperoni Pizza

How to make a pepperoni pizza in a 13x9 cake pan
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian-American
Keyword pizza
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Inactive Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 8 slices


  • 2 ½ to 3 cups bread flour or 00 pizza flour
  • 2 ¼ tsp active dry yeast
  • 1 tbsp cane sugar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 1 cup warm water
  • ¾ - 1 cup tomato sauce homemade if you can
  • 8-10 ounces brick or mozzarella cheese
  • spray oi for the pan


  • Combine the warm (not hot) water, yeast, and sugar in a mixing bowl and set aside for 10 minutes.
  • Add the flour, olive oil, and salt to the yeast mixture.
  • Knead until your dough is formed. Add more flour (¼ cup at a time) if it feels sticky. You can knead by hand, or you can use a stand mixer with the dough hook or a bread machine on the dough setting only.
  • Remove the dough from the bowl, grease up the bowl with a little oil so the dough doesn't stick and toss it back in.
  • Cover and allow the dough to rise until it doubles about 1 hour.
  • Preheat your oven to 450 degrees
  • Oil a 13x9 cake pan. Punch down the dough and add it to the cake pan, flattening it out so that it reaches every edge. If the dough is not stretching enough, let it rest for 5-10 minutes, and then try again.
  • Allow the dough to rest for 15-20 minutes.
  • Top with cheese. tomato sauce and pepperoni to taste.
  • Place into the oven and bake for about 20 minutes until crust has browned and the cheese has melted and browned some.
  • Allow to rest in the pan for 5 minutes. Run a butter knife around the edge of the pan and using two spatula remove the pizza from the pan onto a cutting board. Slice and enjoy!