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Peach & Goat Cheese Dessert Pizza with Brown Sugar Streusel
For the Pizza Dough:
- About 2 1/4 cups water, 80°F
- 1 tablespoon Turbinado Sugar
- 1 teaspoon Instant Yeast
- 3 tablespoons Kosher Salt
- About 2 1/2 cups Bread Flour
- 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
For the Topping:
- 2 ripe peaches, sliced
- 1 (8oz) package Philadelphia cream cheese
- 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 4 oz goat cheese, crumbled
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)
- Fresh mint leaves for garnish (optional)
Brown Sugar Streusel:
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar (brown sugar for a richer flavor)
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional, for flavor)
- A pinch of salt
- 1/4 cup cold unsalted butter, small cubes
Brown Sugar Streusel:
- Ensure butter is cold and cut into small cubes for a crumbly texture.
- In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, optional cinnamon, and a pinch of salt. Mix until well combined.
- Add cold butter cubes and use a pastry cutter, fork, or fingers to work it into pea-sized pieces. Mix until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
- Combine warm water, sugar, and instant yeast in a bowl. Let sit for 5-10 minutes until frothy.
- In a larger bowl, mix flour and salt. Add the yeast mixture and olive oil. Stir until dough comes together.
- Knead the dough on a floured surface for 5-7 minutes until smooth. Place in an oiled bowl, cover, and let rise for 1-2 hours, until doubled in size.
- Cream together 2 tablespoons of granulated sugar, vanilla, and Philadelphia cream cheese until smooth.
- Spread an even layer of cream cheese on the pizza crust as the base.
- Arrange sliced peaches over the cream cheese.
- Crumble goat cheese evenly over the peaches and cream cheese.
- If desired, sprinkle chopped walnuts or pecans over the top for added crunch and flavor.
- Sprinkle brown sugar streusel over the entire topping for a delightful finish.
Assemble and Bake:
- Remember to Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C).
- Roll out risen dough on a floured surface to desired shape and thickness. Transfer to a baking sheet or pizza stone.
- Bake for 10-12 minutes, until crust is golden brown and crisp. Remove and cool slightly.
- Drizzle honey over peaches and goat cheese.
- Optionally, sprinkle chopped nuts on top.
- Garnish with fresh mint leaves if desired.
- Slice the dessert pizza and serve warm.
Customize your Peach & Goat Cheese Dessert Pizza by adding your own twists, like a sprinkle of cinnamon or a splash of balsamic reduction. Have fun experimenting and enjoy this unique treat!
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