Sunday, February 03, 2008
In honor of the upcoming World Nutella Day (this Tuesday, February 5th) here is my recipe.
I had dessert at a restaurant that used to be on 3rd Street near Orso. It was made with strawberries. When I went to the supermarket I bought bananas instead; the strawberries didn't look that great to me. This is what I came up with.
BANANA NUTELLA DESSERT PIZZA
Preheat oven to 450 degrees (F)
Pizza dough for a medium (I bought mine at Trader Joes. Your local pizzeria might also sell dough)
2 ripe bananas
Extra Virgin Olive oil
Split the dough in half and roll out both pieces.
Lightly brush olive oil on top of both. (You could use melted butter as well)
Bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes. I have a pizza stone but a cookie sheet will work. You might want to line it with parchment paper so the dough won't stick.
Meanwhile mash the bananas with a fork.
Let the pizza cool for a second. Spread a thin (or thick..ha) layer of Nutella on the pizza. Then the bananas.
Add the two layers and bake for 2-4 minutes until the pizza is light brown.
Let the pizza cool for another second and sprinkle with the powdered sugar.
Cut into wedges and enjoy.
Note: My layers weren't as flat as the restaurant's version. My version wasn't pretty but man, did it taste good.
Next time I go the farmer's market I will try this recipe with strawberries.