500 degrees Fahrenheit (stone temperature) for a standard pizza. We’re not making thin crust Neapolitan style pizzas where 600 – 700 degrees is a better target.
Just so, can green egg pizza stone go in oven?
The Big Green Egg Pizza & Baking Stone is a versatile piece of cookware for baking a variety of recipes from pizzas to breads to desserts. The stone distributes heat for even baking and browning and the ceramics pull moisture from the outer surface of the dough for brick oven crustiness.
Correspondingly, do you need a pizza stone for Big Green Egg?
The big green egg can achieve temperatures up to 700 degrees F to make thin pizza crusts. Thus, you want a pizza stone that can withstand such extreme heat levels without breaking down.
How do I get my green egg to 700 degrees?
Maintain the Perfect Temperature
Notice how you have control of making the temperature as high as 700 degrees and as low as 400 degrees. To increase the temperature all you need to do is create air circulation by opening the top and bottom vent. To decrease the temperature, just simply close the air vents.
Sprinkle a little corn meal on your pizza stone to help prevent it from sticking. Slide your pizza onto the BGE. Let it cook for 4-5 minutes and then start checking how done it is.
An Excellent Stone for Avoiding Sticky Dough
If you want to prevent your dough from sticking, then your two best friends are flour and cornmeal. These will help form a barrier between the pizza stone and your crust, which will prevent it from sticking!
Dust the Aluminium Pizza Peel with flour. Use the Aluminium Pizza Peel to slide the pizza onto the Baking Stone, close the lid of the EGG and bake the pizza for 8-10 minutes until crisp and done.
Pre-heat the oven (if necessary) with the pizza stone in it. Place the food item on the pizza stone with a pizza paddle. Do not grease or oil. For breads and pizza crust, you may want to add a little cornmeal to aid removal.
You want the stone to preheat for at least 15 minutes before you try to cook the pizza to ensure the stone is good and hot and will cook the crust properly.
Preheat the oven between 450 and 500 degrees F (250 to 260 degrees C) — the stone needs heat up while the oven heats. Large, thick-crusted pizzas might need an oven temperature closer to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) so the crust can cook completely before the toppings burn.