Becka’s Best 4-Ingredient Pizza Crust (GF, DF, Vegan)

dinner recipes Jun 21, 2024

For years, I have tried count recipes (with a lot of failures) to find the holy grail of gluten-free pizza crusts. Countless experiments with various ingredients and flours filled my kitchen, in hope of delivering the ultimate combination of taste, texture, and simplicity. After what seemed like an eternity of mixing, kneading, and baking, I finally found the perfect combo that not only met but exceeded all my expectations.

Let me introduce you to my ultimate gluten-free pizza crust — with just four basic ingredients, it has changed my homemade pizza game. No longer do I worry about complicated recipes or obscure ingredients. Made with rice flour, it’s something I always have an hand in my pantry and its a flour I can get no matter what country I’m travelling to or living in.

The journey wasn't easy. I've tested combinations of flours and additives, from almond flour to tapioca starch, in pursuit of that ideal balance. Each trial brought its own lessons, refining my understanding of dough chemistry and the intricacies of gluten-free baking.

But through persistence and determination, I found a winning formula. This crust is not only gluten-free but also remarkably easy to prepare. Its minimal ingredient list belies its deliciously complex flavor and satisfyingly crisp texture. It's a testament to the notion that sometimes, less truly is more.

Now, when I crave pizza night, I know exactly where to turn. This recipe has become a staple in my kitchen, earning rave reviews from friends and family alike. Whether you follow a gluten-free diet or simply appreciate good food, this pizza crust will elevate your Friday pizza. It’s the perfect base for whatever toppings you’re craving!



Makes: 2 large pizzas
Prep time: 20 mins
Cook time: 35-40 mins


  •  3 cups rice flour
  •  1.5 cups water
  • 1 tsp salt
  •  1 tsp active yeast

1. Preheat your oven to 450°F (230°C).
2. Mix the rice flour, water, salt, and yeast in a stand mixer for 5 minutes until well combined. Alternatively, mix thoroughly in a bowl.
3. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper.
4. Shape the dough into 2 balls using your hands.
5. Spread the dough onto the parchment-lined pans to form a pizza shape. Use wet hands if the dough is sticky to work with.
6. Top with pizza sauce, cheese, and your favourite toppings.
7. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes.
8. Open the oven and brush the crust with olive oil.
9. Continue baking for another 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
10. Remove from the oven, let it cool briefly, then serve!

🍕Red onion
🍕Fresh basil
🍕A Spice Affairpizza spice, garlic magic & chili crunch (they are my most favourite Canadian spice blend brand!! Save 15% off your first order. Use code ENERGY15 at checkout)

Save for later & let me know what you think!


Stay up to dates on the latests recipes, classes, podcasts, guides, exclusive offers & more!

Sign up to get our weekly updates.

You're safe with me. I'll never spam you or sell your contact info.