CHEF ANTHONY RUSSO DEMONSTRATES HOW TO MAKE PUMPKIN PIZZA
November 16, 2012
- 6 oz. fresh pumpkin puree
- 2 tbs. brown sugar
- 1 1/2 tbs. fig preserve
- 4 oz. mascarpone cheese
- 1 1/2 tsp. sugar
- 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
- 1 9 oz. prepped pizza dough
- 6 each fresh figs (black)
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. In a mixing bowl combine pumpkin puree, brown sugar and cinnamon. Whisk well. Using your hands, stretch dough into an evenly thick circle with a small lip at the edges.
Spread fig preserve evenly over the dough, then spread pumpkin puree leaving a 1'' thick circle around the edges.
Place on a baking sheet and bake in the pizza oven until the crust is crisp and cooked through (about 12 to 15 minutes).
Remove from the oven and let cool for 2 minutes. In a separate mixing bowl, combine mascarpone cheese, sugar, vanilla extract and mix well.
Fill up the mascarpone mixture in a pastry decorating bag and pipe the mixture evenly over the pizza.Slice figs in half and arrange evenly over the pizza.
Using a pizza cutter slice the pizza into 8 equal slices.
Total Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Serving: 1 to 2