5 Dessert Pizza Ideas

July 5, 2016 by | Comments Off on 5 Dessert Pizza Ideas

What does it take to get food-lovers talking? Easy. Combine two of Americans’ favorite food groups together: dessert and pizza. So it’s easy to see why ‘dessert pizzas’ are so increasingly popular. They’re versatile and casual, with just the right amount of talent needed to pull them off. Whether you’re hoping to please a crowd, or just wanting something fun to make with your family, look no further. Your dessert decision has been made. Here are 5 dessert pizza ideas to give you a sweet spin on decadence.

Classic fruit pizza

Classic fruit pizza

This delicious perspective on a fruit dessert is something to take a second glance at. Based on the foundation of a sugar cookie crust, with all the edible colors of the fruit rainbow, you won’t regret biting into this flavorful treat. Fruit pizzas are forgiving in that you can always use whatever fruit is in season at the time, or you can thaw and sugar-glaze frozen fruit to get an unexpected hint of sweetness. In warm weather, this is a low-maintenance dessert. Throw it in the fridge and enjoy it when you’re ready.

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S’mores pizza

S'mores pizza

Everyone loves hovering over a campfire on a summer night and making up that gooey mess of a sandwich that drips all around your hands, and lingers in your mouth for just the right amount of time. S’mores are a perfect weekend addition to any camp-out. Fortunately for you, there’s an easy way to recreate the magic even if you don’t have a fire around. The pliability of the soft graham-cracker crust gives way to the familiar taste of marshmallow heaven in this perfectly toasty pizza pie.

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Raspberry-almond pizza

Raspberry-almond pizza

The subtle lightness paired with the tangy freshness of this dessert is astonishing. A perfect blend of sweet and nutty come together as layers of cream cheese, mascarpone and raspberries overwhelm your taste buds. Toasted almonds on top give the right amount of crunch so that the balance of crisp and soft is easily achieved. The result is a thrill for your dinner guests.

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Berry-brownie pizza

Berry-brownie pizza

This brownie base gives way to the perfect creaminess between chocolate and berries. The fudgy brownie that everyone loves is the ultimate crust to the light cream and the berry mixture piled high- topped with fluffy clouds of whip cream. Have the best of both worlds as you dive into the chocolate-meets-fruit solution to the endless tossup between the two.

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Layered pear pizza with Ricotta and apricot preserves

Layered pear pizza with Ricotta and apricot preserves

Go big or go home with this enticing, over-the-top dessert pizza. The warm ricotta and the layers of pear are underneath a hint of apricot with a crunchy granola topping. A golden brown crust and topped with softened fruit is a perfect way to get your senses rolling. Class it up by garnishing with fresh mint, or enjoy as is.

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