Summer Dessert Pizza Recipe

Although primarily a dish for the warmer months of the year, this delicious pizza can be made and enjoyed no matter what the clime by using whatever fruits are in season.


It takes 50 minutes to make from start to finish and yields 12-16 servings.

Per serving, this pizza equals 176 calories and 7 grams of fat.

So what are you waiting for?

Make this delightful pizza today!


1/4 cup butter, softened

1/2 cup sugar

1 egg

1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/4 teaspoon lemon extract

1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt


1/4 cup sugar

2 teaspoons cornstarch

1/4 cup water

1/4 cup orange juice


4 ounces Philadelphia® Cream Cheese, softened

1/4 cup confectioners' sugar

1 cup whipped topping

1 firm banana, sliced

1 cup sliced fresh strawberries

1 can (8 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained

2 kiwifruit, peeled and thinly sliced

1/3 cup fresh blueberries


1.  In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and extracts. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture and beat well. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

2. Press dough into a greased 12-in. x 14-in. pizza pan. Bake at 350° for 12-14 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely on a wire rack.

3.  For glaze, combine sugar and cornstarch in a small saucepan. Stir in the water and orange juice until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Cool to room temperature, about 30 minutes.

4. For topping, in a small bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Add whipped topping; mix well. Spread over crust. Arrange fruit on top. Brush glaze over fruit.

Store in the refrigerator.


Posted by M Dee Dubroff, on April 4, 2013 at 9:00 AM