Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Godfather's Cinnamon Streusel Dessert Pizza

* So my husband decided to get in on this food blog and made us this yummy dessert pizza the other night. And yes he even made the crust homemade :)

Pizza crust or homemade dough. (Recipe to come in a future post.)

1 TBSP butter, melted (or 1 TBSP oil)

(makes enough mix for 3 pizzas)
1/2 cup plus 1/3 cup bread flour
1/3 cup white sugar
1/8 cup brown sugar
2 TBSP solid shortening
2 TBSP olive oil

1/2 - 3/4 cup powdered sugar
1 TBSP cream
1/2 tsp. vanilla

Mix together streusel ingredients with a pastry knife, then side aside.

To make pizza, pat dough into a 12 inch pie pan that has been sprayed with oil, then brush with 1 TBSP melted butter. Sprinkle cinnamon all around buttered crust. Top pizza crust with 1/2 - 3/4 cup streusel mix (freeze remaining streusel mix for another pizza). Bake at 460 F for 8 to 9 minutes depending on the thickness of the pizza. Cover with aluminum foil halfway through to keep streusel from burning. Mix icing ingredients until it is of a drizzle consistency. If it is too thick, then thin with a small amount of extra cream until you have reached your desired thinness.

When finished baking, top with icing in a circular pinwheel pattern. I usually ice the pizza with a sandwich bag with the end cut off.

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