Feb 5, 2011

Nutella Pizza





YAY World Nutella day is finally here. Thanks to Ms Adventures in Italy, Bleeding Espresso, and World Nutella Day for creating and hosing this event. The possibilities were endless with this one I mean what can you not do with Nutella? After months of brainstorming I simply wanted to make something that my family and I would enjoy. What is better than a dessert pizza? I mean it is lip-smacking, attractive and all ages love it oh yea and it has NUTELLA. It was actually pretty simple to make as well. I made thin crust dough and I sliced the dough into pieces allowing everyone to add whatever toppings they wanted. I have a very small family so that was more practical than using an entire jar of Nutella. And hey why your at it go ahead and make yourself nutella crazy with a cup of my hot nutella.

dough:
2-1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast
1/4 teaspoon sugar
3/4 cup warm water
1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt

topping:
400 gram jar Nutella
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup sliced almonds

1. Pre-heat oven to 450F. In a small bowl add yeast, sugar and 1/4 cup of the warm water. Sit aside for 5-10 minutes until frothy.

2. In a large mixing bowl add flour, salt and yeast mixture. Add water a little at a time until a dough consistency forms. Knead for 2 minutes.

3. Working from the edges to the center, press dough into a 12" circle. Place dough on a lightly greased pizza pan and stretch dough to edges.

4. Bake for 10-15 minutes until lightly golden. Sit aside and allow to slightly cool for 5 minutes.

5. With a pastry brush carefully brush nutella on top of crust. With a sifter dust powdered sugar on top of nutella then sprinkle with almonds.

Yields: 12 servings

10 fabulous comments:

  1. Noor, this really looks wonderful You have the first post that I've seen for Nutella Day. I wager that it will be the best. I hope you have a wonderful day. Blessings...Mary

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  2. Why thank you Mary and that is a HUGE complement coming from you :)

    You will be seeing many more recipes soon I am a bit ahead on time :)

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  3. Michelle | Bleeding EspressoFeb 5, 2011 02:08 AM

    Looks delicious; love the almonds on top! Thanks for participating, and Happy World Nutella Day :)

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  4. Mashallah very yummy
    I love it when you call it PIZZA , am gonna make this inshallah

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  5. Michelle thanks so much and thank you for hosting this :) It was fun.

    Sameena, Thank you when I was making it my son was like momma what are you making I said pizza he was like mmm I was like CHOCOLATE pizza you should have heard and seen him haha. He was HAPPY. Let me know how it turns out can you do so much with it like peanut butter, marshmallows, etc.

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  6. lolz, if I being an 26 years old can be surprised by seeing this recipe name, then Talal,being a cute young boy, his impression might be worth seeing :) you should have taken his picture while eating it...thanks sis for alternative suggestions

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  7. um almujahidFeb 5, 2011 09:19 AM

    assalamu alaykum

    back home they serve it as a "dessert" in some pizzerie :P

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  8. I know lol we were so happy licking all that off :p Its a private kinda thing or else you will look silly haha.

    UmM we also have dessert pizzas and my favorite is apple yummy.

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  9. ooohhh...looks fantastic!

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  10. Thats looks yummy!

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