Fruit pizza

27 Jun

fruit pizza

What I knew as fruit pizza growing up I recognise to be a pretty standard fruit tart.

Maybe it’s because the biscuit base was cooked in a pizza pan? The sweetened cream cheese we spread on top? Or the thinly sliced toppings (kiwi, grapes and berries rather than pepperoni, mushrooms and olives)?

Whatever the reason, fruit pizza it was – is – and shall remain.

Fruit pizza

For the crust:

  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup icing sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened

For the topping:

  • 375g (12 oz) cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup icing sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla (or orange blossom water)
  • sliced fruit: nectarines, kiwi, grapes, strawberries, blueberries etc

For the glaze:

  • 1/4 cup apricot jam
  • 1 tsp water
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. First, make the the crust. Mix together the flour, brown sugar, icing sugar and butter until it forms a ball.
  3. Lightly press the dough into a round pizza pan or tart tin.
  4. Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until golden and firm. Set aside to cool.
  5. In another bowl, whisk together the cream cheese, icing sugar and vanilla. Spread over the cooled crust.
  6. Arrange the sliced fruit and berries on top.
  7. To make the glaze, heat the jam and water in a microwave (or small pot) until liquid.
  8. Using a pastry brush, spread the glaze over the fruit.

Fruit pizza

11 Responses to “Fruit pizza”

  1. chefkreso June 27, 2017 at 9:23 pm #

    What an amazing idea, looks so fresh!

  2. cookwithreena June 29, 2017 at 10:04 am #

    Amazing!! Lucious…..

  3. Sumith June 29, 2017 at 8:35 pm #

    So refreshing and delicious.

  4. cookwithreena July 7, 2017 at 12:05 pm #

    Hi Andrea, not hearing from you for last few days. I just wanted to inform that I have nominated you for “One lovely Blog Award”. You have a lovely blog with wonderful recipes and you deserve to be nominated. Check out my blog for the same. Cheers!!!

    • Andrea July 10, 2017 at 1:53 pm #

      Thank you, Reena — that is very kind of you to nominate me! Life is always very busy for us in July, with family occasions and end of school year activities. Keen to get back to blogging again once things settle down… 🙂

  5. FrugalHausfrau July 9, 2017 at 5:56 pm #

    My kids loved this!

    • Andrea July 10, 2017 at 1:50 pm #

      Oh good! Mine love it as well — and are always keen to help arrange the fruit on top…

  6. Kristy Rhine July 13, 2017 at 3:04 am #

    I love fruit pizza. I made this so many times years ago, but have not made in quite a while. Yours looks amazing! 🙂

    • Andrea July 13, 2017 at 9:11 am #

      Thank you! I’d got out of the habit of making them as well. Now making up for lost time…:)

  7. Megala August 8, 2017 at 11:16 am #

    Sounds interesting!

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