“We Need to Talk” Chocolate Pizza

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Prep Time: 5 min
Cook Time: 5 min
Difficulty: Easy

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1/2   recipe basic pizza dough, recipe follows
milk chocolate chunks, for topping
white chocolate chunks, for topping
mini marshmallows, for topping
banana slices, for topping
peanut buter, for topping
chocolate covered candies, for topping (recommended: M&Ms;)

Basic Pizza Dough: 
1 3/4 cup warm water
1 (1/4-ounce) package active dry yeast (recommended: RapidRise)
2 teaspoons salt
4 1/2 to 5 cups bread flour
3 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for bowl
Cornmeal, for pan





Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. 

After baking the dough, milk chocolate and white chocolate chunks should be sprinkled over the surface. Top with mini marshmallows, banana slices and peanut butter drizzle can also be added. 

Place pizza into oven for 3 to 5 minutes to melt the chocolate and marshmallows.

Basic Pizza Dough: 

Preheat oven at 450 degrees F. 

Measure out 1 3/4 cups warm water (it should be pleasantly warm on your wrist). Sprinkle the yeast on top of the water and allow it to activate, about 10 minutes. 

Put the salt and 2 cups of the flour into a food processor. Pulse 5 times to blend. Pour in the yeast and water and pulse 5 times. Add the olive oil. Add the remaining flour 1 cup at a time, pulsing and scraping the sides of the bowl until well blended. As soon as the mixture is combined, dump it out onto a well-floured board and knead for 15 turns, until the dough is smooth and elastic. 

Place the dough in a greased bowl and turn to coat all sides. Cover with plastic wrap or a tea towel. Allow the dough to rise in a warm place for about 45 minutes, until doubled in size, then punch it down. Divide it in half; each half will make 1 (12-inch) pizza. 

Place on a cornmeal-dusted pizza stone, pizza pan, or cookie sheet. Roll up edge slightly to create a ridge around the pizza. Bake for 16 to 18 minutes, or until crust is light brown.

Cook’s Note: If using only half dough, freeze the other half. Place the dough in a resealable freezer bag. To thaw, remove the bag from the freezer and place in the refrigerator for 24 hours. Roll the dough out while cold then allow it to come to room temperature before adding toppings. 

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Ms. Paula can i just say i am a huge fan i watch your show every day. This recipe was the first 1 I ever saw you do. Afterwards I've just been hooked on your show.

By Jasirus Rox on August 02, 2012


i<3 chocolate

By Anonymous on May 05, 2012


thank you for expiring to cook and to follow my dreams.

By natalie on April 05, 2011


I love the show and I love the Recipes

By samantha on February 08, 2011


Hi my name is Jasirus and this pizza sounds like it will be amazing I'm sitting down watching this cooking show and on the show they was making one of these pizzas and it looks awesome.

By Jasirus Rox on February 07, 2011

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