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Fruit Pizza: an easy recipe for a beautiful colorful dessert

Total time: 1H30
Difficulty: Low
Serves: 8 people
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Made with a sugar cookie crust, a decadent cream cheese "sauce," and an eye-catching, tasty medley of fresh fruit, this easy-to-make fruit pizza is a delicious, stunning dessert that's perfect for summer.

You can customize fruit pizza however you like – use your favorite combination of fresh fruits. Take advantage of all in-season summer fruit and make this tasty fruit pizza for your next picnic or backyard cookout. It's a fabulous recipe to make a day or so ahead of your gathering, and one that's sure to impress your friends.

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Tips

Use room-temperature ingredients to make your fruit pizza.

Decorate your fruit pizza with any combination of fruits you like. We recommend pineapple, apple, raspberries, pears, peaches, nectarines, plums, blackberries, and mandarin oranges.

Not a fan of cream cheese or prefer something lighter? Use Greek yogurt.

Use gluten-free flour to make a gluten-free fruit pizza.

How to Store Fruit Pizza

Cover or transfer the fruit pizza to an airtight container and place it in the fridge. It will last up to 2-3 days.

Ingredients
for the crust
Sugar
3/4 cup
Flour
1 1/4 cup
Baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
butter, softened
1/2 cup
pure vanilla extract
1 tsp
Large egg
1
for the frosting
cream cheese, softened
12 ounces
butter, softened
1/4 cup
Vanilla
1 tsp
Powdered sugar
1 1/4 cup
to decorate
strawberries, sliced
7 to 10
kiwis, sliced
5 to 6
mango, sliced
1
Blueberries
1/2 cup
grapes, halved
1 small bunch

How to Make Fruit Pizza

In a bowl, combine the butter, sugar, egg, and vanilla until smooth. Mix in flour, salt, and baking powder.

Wrap the dough in cling film and place in the fridge for 30 minutes.

Preheat your oven to 350F. Line a pizza pan with parchment paper. Roll out the dough to fit the pizza pan, then arrange it on the parchment paper.

Bake for 12 minutes. Remove from oven to cool to room temperature.

In a bowl, add the cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla.

Beat until smooth.

Spread the frosting over the cooled crust, then place in the fridge to chill.

Once chilled, decorate the pizza with fruit in any pattern you like. Starting from the outer, place strawberries.

Continue by adding kiwis, blueberries, and mangos.

Repeat until you run out of fruit.

Slice, serve and enjoy.

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