Real Food Fruit Pizza (Gluten & Dairy Free Optional)

Real Food Fruit Pizza (Gluten & Dairy Free Optional)

love fruit pizza! My friend D makes fruit pizza almost every year for 4th of July. The original recipe for this delicious dessert is made with packaged sugar cookie dough, cream cheese, sugar and fruit. I wanted to make this dessert with real food ingredients and with gluten and dairy free options. I spent all day in the kitchen testing several cookie dough recipes using einkorn and gluten-free flour blends. I also made the cream topping with cream cheese, homemade whipped cream and dairy free whipped cream (coconut whip cream).

The recipe below was our favorite cookie dough crust! We made it twice, once with gluten and dairy free ingredients and the other with einkorn flour and real whipped cream. Both turned out wonderful!Real Food Fruit Pizza (Gluten & Dairy Free Options)

Real Food Fruit Pizza

Equipment:

 

Ingredients, Pizza:

 

Ingredients, Topping:

  • Dairy Free Whipped Cream – Find recipe here or use Homemade Whipped Cream
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries (organic)
  • 1 cup blueberries (organic)

 

Instructions:

  • Use a large mixing bowl and mix flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda together. Set aside.
  • Using a food processor or mixer, mix coconut oil, honey, coconut sugar and vanilla together. Mix until ingredients are combined. Add egg and continue to mix. Slowly add flour mix to wet ingredients. If the dough is crumbly, add 1 tablespoon of water at a time and continue to mix until dough comes together. Cover dough and place in refrigerator for 10-15 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line pizza pan with parchment paper. Place cold cookie dough on the pizza pan. Top the dough with another layer of parchment paper. Roll the dough out evenly over the pizza plate. Trim the ends. Place cookie crust into preheated oven and bake for 10-12 minutes, or until crust is golden brown. Let the dough cool completely before topping.
  • Once the crust is cooled you can top it with homemade whipped cream or coconut whipped cream. Add fresh fruit of choice. Enjoy!

 

Real Food Fruit Pizza (Gluten & Dairy Free Optional)
 
Author:
Ingredients
Equipment
  • Mixer or Food Processes
  • Pizza Pan
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Rolling Pin
  • Parchment Paper
Pizza
  • 1¾ cup flour - I tested this recipe with Unbleached Einkorn Flour and this Gluten Free Flour Blend
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder - try homemade baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ cup room temperature butter or coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons raw honey
  • ½ cup coconut sugar or sucanat
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract - or make your own
  • 1 egg
  • 1-3 tablespoons water, divided
Topping
  • Dairy Free Whipped Cream - Find recipe here
  • or Homemade Whipped Cream
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries (organic)
  • 1 cup blueberries (organic)
Instructions
  1. Use a large mixing bowl and mix flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda together. Set aside.
  2. Using a food processor or mixer, mix coconut oil, honey, coconut sugar and vanilla together. Mix until ingredients are combined. Add egg and continue to mix. Slowly add flour mix to wet ingredients. If the dough is crumbly, add 1 tablespoon of water at a time and continue to mix until dough comes together. Cover dough and place in refrigerator for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line pizza pan with parchment paper. Place cold cookie dough on the pizza pan. Top the dough with another layer of parchment paper. Roll the dough out evenly over the pizza plate. Trim the ends. Place cookie crust into preheated oven and bake for 10-12 minutes, or until crust is golden brown. Let the dough cool completely before topping.
  4. Once the crust is cooled you can top it with homemade whipped cream or coconut whipped cream. Add fresh fruit of choice. Enjoy!

 

 

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About the author: Tiffany is a real food mama who lives in Oregon. She is a stay at home mom of three coconut babies. She is passionate about traditional and healing foods. As a true believer in the health benefits of coconut, she uses coconut products in almost all her cooking. Subscribe to The Coconut Mama’s Newsletter for more articles like this one.
7 comments… add one
  • daynateachespiano June 30, 2013, 6:38 pm

    Oh my Goodness! You’re wonderful! I was just thinking the other day How can I make Fruit Pizza this year gluten free and yet taste good and you did all the work for me 🙂 Guess what I’m making for the next Church Gathering!!

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  • skako June 28, 2013, 5:13 pm

    Will the crust hold up if made the night before?

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  • Kelly June 27, 2013, 1:53 pm

    Can you use coconut flour & stevia instead?.

    Reply
    • Tiffany @ The Coconut Mama June 29, 2013, 7:23 am

      Hi Kelly,
      I can’t say. I don’t use stevia and coconut flour falls apart in recipes like this. You could try making my coconut flour cookies and topping them with the cream and berries. I would still make them all small so they don’t fall apart.

      ~ Tiffany

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