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Pear, Craisins and Frangipane Pizza

Ingredients

  • 120g unsalted butter

  • 150g castor sugar

  • 200g blanched almonds

  • 2 eggs

  • ¼ cup brandy or rum, optional

  • 1 tbspn Ocean Spray® Whole Berry Cranberry Sauce

  • 1 ripe pear, peeled and sliced thinly

  • 30g Craisins® sweetened dried cranberries

  • 1 tbspn castor sugar

  • 1 scoop vanilla ice cream

  • Pizza dough

  • 425g baker’s flour

  • 250ml water, lukewarm

  • 35g yeast, dried

  • 60g sugar

  • 15g salt

  • 30ml olive oil

Method

  • 1.

    Place water, yeast, sugar, salt and olive oil in mixing bowl. Stir gently, wait 15 minutes for yeast to activate and add flour slowly, knead until pastry is smooth.

  • 2.

    Place in a container and let it sit in a warm place until doubled in size.

  • 3.

    Portion dough into 150-gram balls and place in warm area until it has risen slightly. Roll out into floured12-inch trays.

  • 4.

    To make the frangipane, cream butter and sugar in a food processor. Add ground almonds, eggs and brandy (if using) and blend well, stir in Ocean Spray® Whole Berry Cranberry Sauce.

  • 5.

    Spread the frangipane mixture over the pizza base and evenly layer the pear on top, then lightly sprinkle with castor sugar.

  • 6.

    Cook in a pizza oven for 5-7 minutes base should be crisp and the pear golden brown. If you do not have a pizza oven, pre-heat oven to highest possible heat, then turn down to 200°C just before putting pizza inside. Cook for 10-12 minutes, until golden brown.

  • 7.

    To finish, place a scoop of vanilla ice cream in the centre and sprinkle with Craisins®

Notes

Serving Suggestion
This recipe will make 6- 8 pizza dough balls. The dough will keep if you roll it out and freeze on grease proof paper. Great for savoury or sweet pizzas.


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