Dairy Farmers of Canada

Pear Dessert Pizza

This is the Pear Dessert Pizza recipe.

  • Prep: 40 min - 45 min
  • Cooking: 8 min - 10 min
Yields 8 servings
pear dessert pizza

Ingredients

  • Pizza Dough
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) Five Roses bread flour
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) Fleischmann's quick rise yeast
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) salt
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) honey
  • 1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) butter
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) warm water
  • Pear Topping
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter melted
  • 1 can (14 oz/398 mL) sliced pears drained
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) walnuts or pecans chopped
  • vanilla ice cream optional

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Preparation

Pizza Dough:

Blend flour, yeast and salt in food processor fitted with a metal blade; add honey and butter. With motor running, drizzle in water; mix for 2 minutes or until ball forms.

Knead dough into a smooth ball, using flour if necessary. place in buttered bowl, turning to coat all over. Cover and let rise for 30 minutes. Roll dough into 13-inch (33 cm) circle and transfer to a lightly floured pizza pan or baking sheet; fold under edge to make a rim.

Pear Topping:

Brush pizza base evenly with melted butter; stir together sugar, ginger and cinnamon; sprinkle evenly over base. Arrange fruit on pizza base; sprinkle nuts evenly over top.

Bake in bottom third of 450 ºF (230 ºC) oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden.

Serve warm with ice cream, if desired.

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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 191 Calories
Protein: 4 g
Carbohydrate: 35 g
Fat: 5 g
Fibre: 1.8 g
Sodium: 238 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 2 % / 17 mg
Folate: 11 %
Iron: 5 %
Magnesium: 6 %
Zinc: 4 %