Cornmeal Pizza Crust Recipe

1 cup warm water
1/4 teaspoon salt -- optional
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour -- divided
1 cup cornmeal -- plus
1 tablespoon cornmeal -- divided
2 tablespoons sugar or honey
2 teaspoons active dry yeast

Measure carefully, placing all ingredients except 1 tablespoon cornmeal in
bread machine pan in order specified by owner's manual. Program basic
dough cycle setting; press start. Remove dough from bread machine pan; let
rest 2 to 3 minutes. Pat and gently stretch dough into 14- to 15-inch
circle. Spray a 14-inch pizza pan with nonstick cooking spray; sprinkle
with remaining 1 tablespoon cornmeal. Press dough into pan. Follow topping
and baking directions for individual recipes. 1 14-inch crust makes 8

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