Fresh Fruit Pizza

Fresh Fruit Pizza

 

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Category: desserts
Serves: 12
 
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Ingredients
  • NUT CRUST
  • 2½ cups almond flour
  • ½ cup bulk sugar substitute (recommended: Splenda)
  • 8 tablespoons butter, melted and warm
  • CREAM CHEESE FILLING
  • 16 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg, beaten until frothy
  • TOPPINGS
  • 2 cups strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1 Kiwi, peeled and sliced

Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line a 12-inch pizza pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the crust ingredients, mixing well.
  3. While crust mixture is still warm from the butter, spoon it onto the lined pan and use a piece of plastic wrap to press it evenly over the bottom. Discard the wrap and bake crust 12 minutes, until lightly browned. Remove and let cool 30 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, make the filling by whisking together
  5. all filling ingredients.
  6. Using a spatula, frost the cooled crust with the filling like a cake. Bake 15 minutes at 350°F.
  7. Remove from oven and decorate the warm pizza with the sliced fruit toppings, pushing each piece down slightly to stick.
  8. Chill pizza in the fridge for a minimum of 3 hours (or the crust may not hold together) before slicing into 12 thin slices.

Helpful Tip
This pizza may be topped with almost any of your favorite in-season fruits such as blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, peaches, pears, or even figs.

Nutrition Information
Calories: 305   Fat: 28   Net Carbs: 5   Fiber: 2.5   Protein: 7  

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