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Put the flour, yeast and sea salt in a bowl. Measure out 125ml of warm water then stir in the sugar and 2 tbsp of olive oil. Gradually add this liquid to the flour, mixing until it forms a dough (you might not need all of the liquid). Tip onto a lightly oiled worksurface and knead for 10 minutes until smooth.
Put the dough in a clean, lightly oiled bowl, cover and leave to prove somewhere warm for 1 hour.
To make the topping, fry the garlic in the olive oil for a few minutes then add the chilli flakes and cook for 1 minute. Add the sweetcorn and cook, stirring, until heated through. Tip into a high-powered blender and whizz, adding a little stock, until you have a creamy consistency.
Fry the mushrooms in another pan with a splash of olive oil and lots of seasoning, until the liquid has evaporated and they’re starting to crisp. Sprinkle over the paprika, toss and take off the heat.
Knock the dough back and divide in half. Roll and gently pull each piece out into a 26cm pizza base on sheets of baking paper.
Heat the oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Put two heavy baking sheets on shelves near the top of the oven and leave them to heat for at least 10 minutes.
To finish the pizzas, spread the sweetcorn cream over the bases, leaving a 2cm border around the edges. Top with the mushrooms and the red onion. Lift each baking paper sheet with the topped pizzas onto the heated baking trays. Cook for 12-15 minutes or until the bases are crisp and tops bubbling. Scatter with basil, drizzle with a little more oil then cut into slices to serve.
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