Makes 2 pizzas
A blank pizza dough has many possibilities, such as for this typical Italian school “snack” for children. The topping is simply a jar of Nutella, a hazelnut and chocolate spread made famous in the Piedmont region of Italy and enjoyed worldwide. The dough is blind baked (without any topping) and the Nutella spread on it when baked.
1 recipe Basic Pizza Dough
2 cups Nutella
2 bananas sliced into ¼-inch thick rounds
Fresh mint leaves for garnish
1. Preheat oven to 425°F. After the dough rises, divide it in half and spread each half out into a 10-inch diameter. Place each half on a lightly oiled sheet of parchment paper. Bake just until the dough begins to brown.
2. Remove the crust from the oven and cool slightly. Divide and spread the Nutella evenly over each crust. Divide and top with banana slices, garnish with fresh mint leaves.
3. Cut the pizza into wedges to serve.
Another option is to make personal-size pizza by dividing the dough into 8 pieces and stretching each into a 6-inch diameter. Bake as above.
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