Monday, July 11, 2011
WHOLE FOODS - BLOGGERS KID-FRIENDLY CHERRY RECIPE CONTEST
Cherry, Blueberry and Apple Dessert Pizza with Mint
What a perfect recipe contest I came upon at the Whole Story blog! My little girl Kaia and I had a chance to get in the kitchen and create a dish using her favorite fruit...CHERRIES!!!
First begin with fresh cherries, fresh blueberries, Granny Smith Apple and mascarpone cheese...
...your favorite store-bought mini pizza crust...
...evenly smear pizza crust with mascarpone cheese...
...top smeared pizza crust with fruit and drizzle with agave nectar...
...bake at 425 degrees for about 10 minutes and garnish with minced mint!!!
Makes: 1 mini pizza
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
1 store-bought mini pizza crust
1/4 c. mascarpone cheese
1/2 c. fresh red sweet cherries, pitted and quartered
1/3 c. fresh blueberries
1/4 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and diced
1 T. agave nectar
1/2 T. fresh mint, minced
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Place pizza crust on a pizza pan or baking sheet and evenly smear with mascarpone cheese. Top with cherries, blueberries and apple. Drizzle with agave nectar and bake about 10 minutes until golden and bubbly. Remove, sprinkle with mint and let rest about 5 minutes to cool slightly and set. Using a pizza cutter slice and serve!
Kaia excited to try her fruit pizza...
Looks like a happy girl...
She's tickled with taste!!!
Thank you Whole Foods for this opportunity to experiment and have fun in the kitchen with my daughter Kaia!