Italian for Dessert: 5 Pizzas to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

We all love our pizzas smeared with plenty of cheese, pepperoni, tomatoes, peppers, and all sorts of other veggies and meats, topped with a spell of spices, herbs, and different sauces. However, did you know that you could have this world famous delicacy in the form of a dessert too? Not only that, you’ll be amazed to see the number of mind-blowing topping combo’s you can come up with! Right from chocolate chips to marshmallows, to berries, jelly, shrimps, potatoes, bananas, cookies, and what not, the possibilities are literally endless. Following is a list of 5 such out-of-the-world sweet dessert pizzas that will knock your socks off.

Cookies, blueberry and shrimp



Even in the wildest of your imagination, do you think you could ever come up with an insane pizza topping combo like cookies and shrimp? Bet not! Well, one thing’s for sure – this is one match that was certainly not made in heaven! Nevertheless, this super-weird combo apparently has some logic to it after all. The shrimp goes on to sit on the flat pizza pie along with potatoes, raisins, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds – the pizza crust is made out of cookies. If you’re wondering where the blueberries goes – they goes nowhere. The pizza comes with a delicious blueberry sauce – dunk your pizza slice into the blueberry sauce and enjoy the taste of this mad, sweet and savory pizza.

Bananas and curry pizza


You might recoil in shock when you first hear of a pizza made out of bananas and curry powder, but if you like your pizza sweet and want to try out something new, you might want to give this one a shot! The combo does sound strange, but rumor has it that it tastes phenomenal! Crazily popular in Sweden, this goofy pizza is made using pizza sauce (preferably organic), ripe bananas, curry powder, grated smoked cheese, and mozzarella. The bananas are cut into thin slices and distributed evenly over the pizza, followed by sprinkling the bananas with curry powder (as much as you like). Top up the pizza with grated cheese and smoked cheese, and you’re all set to pop it into the pizza oven. So what are you waiting for? Muster up the courage and go try it!

Peanut butter and jelly pizza



Have you ever eaten a peanut butter and jelly sandwich and felt how incredibly good it tasted? Well, wait till you taste the flavor of peanut butter and jelly when they’re melted – not kidding, it will blow your mind away! Exceptionally easy to make, this epic pizza only needs three ingredients that you’ve already guessed – pizza dough, peanut butter, and jelly. The pizza crust is smeared with melted peanut butter (warm the peanut butter in a microwave for about a minute). The jam is also warmed in the microwave until it is slightly liquidy and ready to be transferred into a squeeze bottle. Squeeze the jam in circles over the pizza crust which is smeared with peanut butter and that’s it, the pizza is ready to be devoured! Simple, tasty, and extremely easy to make, the sweetness of the jam and salty flavor of peanut butter make this pizza a super hit.


Chocolate and Marshmallow




Featuring four oh-so-simple ingredients, the chocolate and marshmallow pizza is yet another epic pizza that will knock your socks off. Lay your hands on some pizza dough, semi-sweet chocolate chips, and a handful or marshmallows. If you’re in a mood to experiment, you could even throw in some nuts and rainbow sprinkles to make it look all exciting and colorful. You’ll be glad to know that this pizza is not only absolutely gorgeous in taste and to look at, but is so easy to make too! After preheating the oven at the given temperature, all you need to do is to sprinkle the dough evenly with chocolate chips, and top it up with mouth-watering marshmallows, before you send it inside the oven. Bake it for around 18-20 minutes and this oh-so-delicious chocolate marshmallow pizza is all yours! 

Chocolate pizza with Irish cream drizzle



If you consider chocolate as your true love, here’s another cracking pizza that will total rock your taste buds. Dark chocolate chips, delicious toffee pieces, and a drizzle of mouth-watering Irish cream liqueur – can you possibly think of something more heavenly than this insanely awesome combo? Just reading about this combo might have made you super hungry already! To make the dough for this pizza, 1 cup flour, undissolved yeast, sugar, cocoa and salt are mixed in a large bowl along with warm water and butter. The dough is then rolled out and placed in a greased pizza pan, sprinkled with dark chocolate chips and toffee pieces, and finally baked for 12 to 15 minutes. To give it a perfect finish, whisk some powdered sugar, milk, and Irish cream liqueur and drizzle over the pizza before serving. The taste that follows is something that you’ll never forget!

Author Bio:

The author of this article, Andrea Warren, is an employee at Gourmet Wood Fired Ovens, leading suppliers of wood fired pizza ovens in Perth. Andrea loves to play the guitar in her spare time.