Detroit Style Pizza

This is a traditional Detroit Style Pizza that you can make at home.

Detroit Style Pizza


  • 12 Rhodes Yeast Dinner Rolls or 1 Loaf Rhodes White Bread, thawed to room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • Pepperoni
  • 1 1/2 cups grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups grated Wisconsin brick cheese
  • 2 cups crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper


  1. Spray counter lightly with cooking spray.
  2. Combine rolls and roll into a 9 x 13-inch rectangle. Place dough in a sprayed 9 x 13-inch pan to completely cover the bottom. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise until double.
  3. While dough is rising, pour crushed tomatoes in a saucepan and add seasonings. Heat until warmed through.
  4. Remove wrap from dough and place a layer of pepperoni over the risen dough.
  5. Combine both cheeses and sprinkle liberally across the top, building it up on the edges.
  6. Bake at 450 degrees F for 15 to 20 minutes.
  7. Loosen from sides and remove from pan to a cooling rack. Top each piece with the warm crushed tomatoes mixture before serving.

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Rhodes Bake-N-Serv