Indulging in a delicious slice of pizza can be all sorts of mind-blowing. And with the different types of toppings available, it’s no surprise that it’s one of the most popular delicacies in the world today. But the fresh toppings are just a tip of the iceberg when it comes to choosing a pizza. The base and crust are just as important an ingredient as the toppings despite being unsung heroes. So today we are going to shine a light on crusts and cover the different types of crusts you should expect to come across.
Stuffed crust pizza is pizza topped with cheese and glazed with garlic and herb sauce and then rolled around mozzarella.
The cracker crust looks and feels just like the name suggests – crunchy. If you don’t like that crunchy feel in your mouth, you might want to keep off this kind of crust altogether.
Flat Bread Crust
The flatbread crust is a lighter, thin pizza crust often eaten as an appetizer. It has become incredibly popular over the past couple of years especially as more people look for more health conscious kind of pizzas.
Thin crust pizzas are characterized by a crunchy edge and a slightly slimmer center where cheese, sauce and other ingredients are placed. To get this kind of crust you have to stretch out the dough until it forms edges. Fair warning though, this kind of pizza can only accommodate not so many toppings.
Cheese Crust Pizza
If you like having a little extra cheese on your pizza, then the cheese crust pizza is something that you’ll definitely love. It features extra gooey cheddar and mozzarella cheese stuffed and baked into the crust.
Thick Crust Pizza
The thick crust pizza is a pizza that typically ranges between 1/8 to ¼ inches in thickness. It is generally rolled out on a board and molded into shape in the pan used to bake it to make it as thick as possible.
Wrapping It Up
The crust, although an unsung hero on the pizza is an important element that helps distinguish the flavor and appearance of the pizza. Plus it also forms the foundation of the pizza. Now that you know the different types of crusts available, it’ll be easier to decide how to add all the other toppings for the perfect delicacy.