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APPLE DESSERT PIZZA

Apple Dessert Pizza is a fun way to enjoy apple crumble topped on a pizza base. Perfect dessert for parties, picnics, or just as a weekend indugence.
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 35 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine International, Italian
Servings 6 mini pizza

Ingredients
  

For the base:

  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp instant dry active yeast
  • ¼ -⅓ cup warm water
  • For the apple topping:
  • 2 medium apples
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1 tbsp plain flour

For the crumble layer:

  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon powder

For the Glace Icing:

  • cup powdered sugar
  • 1-2 tsp milk
  • 2-3 tbsp mixed lightly roasted nuts

Instructions
 

Preparation of the base:

  • Put flour in a bowl. Mix in the sugar, salt and yeast.
  • Rub butterl into the flour.
  • Using warm water form a soft dough.
  • Lightly flour the work top and knead the dough for 5 minutes till it is smooth and soft.
  • Place the dough in a greased bowl.
  • Cover with a cling film and let the dough rise till its double the size. This will take about an hour.

Preparation of the apple topping:

  • Peel, core and dice the apples.
  • Put them in a pan along with the butter and sugar.
  • Cook the mixture over medium heat till the apples are done and the sauce is slightly thick.
  • Sprinkle the flour and mix well. Cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the cinnamon powder and mix well. Leave the mixture on the side till required.

Preparation of the crumble:

  • Place the flour, cinnamon powder and sugar in a bowl.
  • Add the butter and lightly rub it into the flour mixture.

Final preparation:

  • Gently knock down the risen dough using your knuckles.
  • Divide it into 6 parts.
  • Grease a baking sheet lightly with butter.
  • Take one part of the dough and roll it into a circle of 3 inches.
  • Place it on the baking tray.
  • Roll circles with the remaining dough.
  • Let the rolled base rest for ten minutes.
  • In the meantime preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Prick the base in a few places with a fork.
  • Place it in the oven and bake for 5 minutes.
  • Remove the tray from the oven.
  • Put the apple topping on each base.
  • Top it with the crumble.
  • Bake the pizzas for 10 -15 minutes or till the edges are golden brown.
  • Remove the pizzas from the oven and let them cool slightly on a wire rack.

Preparation of the Glace Icing:

  • Mix powdered sugar and milk to form a smooth glace icing.
  • Drizzle it over the pizzas.
  • Garnish with chopped roasted mixed nuts and serve.

Notes

  • You can replace the apples with pears.
    Serve the dessert pizza on its own or with some fresh whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.
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