Delicious Dessert Pizzas to Try in Your Pizza Oven

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Wood fired pizza ovens are great for cooking up a family feast. Think of amazing thin crust pizzas, a roasted leg of lamb or a whole snapper baked in a salt crust. Even desserts come out as a culinary highlight from a wood fired pizza oven such as meringues and apple tarts and brioche butter pudding.  But what happens when you take one of your favourite foods and turn it into a delicious sweet and mouth-watering dessert? Dessert pizzas make great treats and we have put together three delicious dessert pizza recipes for you to try out with your friends and family.

 

Cinnamon Roll Pizza

Two of the greatest things ever to combine, cinnamon roll and pizza drizzled with a cream cheese glaze. This dessert will bring all generations together.

Cinnamon Roll Dessert Pizza

Cinnamon Roll Dessert Pizza (Source: dessertnowdinnerlater.com)

Ingredients for the dough

  • 3.5 cups flour
  • 1.5 cups warm water
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. yeast
  • 1 Tbsp. salt

For the Cinnamon spread

  • 0.5 cup soft butter
  • 0.5 cup brown sugar
  • 0.5 cup rolled oats
  • 3 Tbsp. cinnamon

For the glaze

  • 4 Tbsp. butter,
  • 50g cream cheese at room temperature,
  • ¾ cup confectioner’s sugar,
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla sugar

Method

  • Heat your pizza oven to a temperature of 400 degrees and push the embers to the back of the oven.
  • Mix the warm water, sugar and yeast together and let sit.
  • After about 5 minutes add flour and salt and mix until smooth. Let the dough rise for 10 minutes.
  • Roll the dough out into one big pizza crust or divide into two, let rest again for another 10 minutes while making the spread.
  • Combine butter, brown sugar, oats and cinnamon in a small bowl and spread on the pizza.
  • Bake the pizza for 8-12 minutes or until the edges are brown.
  • Beat butter and cream cheese together for the glaze, adding vanilla sugar and confectioner’s sugar carefully until the mixture is thick, then drizzle on top of the baked pizza.

 

Nutella Strawberry Pizza

This pizza is the perfect comfort food as nothing is better than chocolate combined with fresh food. And pizza, of course.

nutella and strawberry pizza

nutella and strawberry pizza (source: tastemade.com)

Ingredients for the dough

  • 3.5 cups Flour
  • 1.5 cups warm water
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. yeast
  • 1 Tbsp. salt

Ingredients for the topping

  • 1Tbsp. melted butter,
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar,
  • 1/2 Tbsp. cinnamon,
  • 6 Tbsp. Nutella,
  • 6 large strawberries, hulled and sliced,
  • 2 Tbsp. confectioner’s sugar.
  • 2 Tbsp. semisweet chocolate chips

Method:

Prepare the dough like above and fire your pizza oven to 400 degrees. After the dough has proven roll out to 2 pizzas and drizzle them with the melted butter. Mix sugar and cinnamon together and sprinkle on top of the bases. Bake for about 6 minutes until slightly brown. Take the pizzas out of the oven and spread the Nutella on top while still warm. Add the sliced strawberries and sift the confectioner’s sugar over the pizza. Heat the chocolate chips on a microwave and drizzle the warm chocolate over your dessert.

 

Lemon Pizza

Unlike the cinnamon roll and chocolate pizza, this dessert is a light and refreshing dessert.

lemon pizza

Lemon pizza (source: marymakesdinner.typepad.com )

Ingredients for the dough

  • 3.5 cups Flour,
  • 1.5 cups warm water,
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar,
  • 1 Tbsp. yeast,
  • 1 Tbsp. salt

For the topping

  • 3 thinly sliced lemons with thin rinds seeds removed,
  • 6 Tbsp. butter at room temperature,
  • 100g mascarpone or ricotta cheese,
  • ½ cup confectioner’s sugar

Method

Prepare the dough like above, let rise and fire your pizza oven to 400 degrees. Roll the dough into two pizza bases and spread with your mild cheese, assemble the thin slices of lemons on top. Bake in the oven until brown, remove and top with dollops of butter and sieve the powder sugar over the pizza. Serve immediately.

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