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I know its wired but i need to keep my pizza for one hour in oven with 230 Celsius degrees to properly cook it but everyone says 20 minutes or less is enough i don't know why it takes so long for me

sorry for bad English its not my native language

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    There are many styles of pizza, how are you making it? Do you cook it in a pan? How thick? Also, for how long do you let your oven pre-heat before putting the pizza in? – moscafj Feb 25 '18 at 16:18
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    Are you sure that your oven is really at 230 Celsius? In other words, did you check the oven temperature with an oven thermometer? – MaxW Feb 25 '18 at 17:50
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    Preheating is important. I cook my pizza on a pizza stone which I preheat for ONE HOUR on FULL WHACK before I put the 🍕 in. Takes 8 minutes then to finish. – eckes Feb 25 '18 at 17:57
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    And we're talking fresh pizza, not frozen, right? My mom had that gas oven and a frozen pizza took there for ages to finish. Oven type is also interesting. – eckes Feb 25 '18 at 17:59
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    That is quite a thick pizza, but it still shouldn't take that long. Does the pizza actually brown on top in that time? Is it possible your oven is calibrated in Fahrenheit instead of Celsius? – Chris H Feb 25 '18 at 18:53
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One hour sounds like a long time for a 1.5 to 2 cm thick pizza at that temperature, regardless of the style of pizza. I would begin by locating an oven thermometer to check the temperature of your oven.

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    Indeed. 230*C is almost 450*F for us Americans -- that's a long time at that temperature! If it was truly at 230*C, even the most overloaded toppings-piled pizza would be burnt solid in an hour. – SnakeDoc Feb 27 '18 at 22:43
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Sounds wrong to me. I would expect a pizza like that, at that temperature to cook in more like 8-12 minutes and almost certainly be burnt by the 15 minute mark. Do other things take long times to cook in your oven? Could your oven be faulty?

Also are you using a recipe for your pizza? What does the recipe say? All things to check.

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This temp, essentially 450 F is a reasonable temp for crispy pizza crust in certain conditions.

thin crust, not too much sauce. You are OK.

Really, good crisp pizza wants high temp and short times to get dough spring and fast melting.

Crank the oven and cook for just a couple minutes.

  • Downvotes without explanation? – MarsJarsGuitars-n-Chars Feb 26 '18 at 15:07
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    I didn't down-vote you, but I think I know why some people did. The OP seems to be asking if anybody had any ideas why his pizza is not cooking within the expected time frame. I don't think you addressed that question. – Aster Feb 27 '18 at 7:00

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