Sweet strawberry, basil and balsamic pizzas

Sweet strawberry, basil and balsamic pizzas
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Method

  1. Add the flour, salt, sugar and yeast to a large mixing bowl and stir together. Add the melted butter, beaten egg and warm water and mix to a soft but not sticky dough.
  2. Knead the dough for 5 minutes on a lightly floured surface until smooth and elastic. Put into a bowl and cover the top with oiled clingfilm. Leave in a warm place for 1 hour or until doubled in size.
  3. Knead the dough for a second time then cut into 8 pieces. Roll each piece out to a rough shaped circle with a diameter of about 12.5cm (5 inches) with a rolling pin then put on to 2 oiled baking sheets.
  4. Crumble a slice of cheese over each pizza then top with the strawberries and basil leaves torn into pieces.
  5. Cover loosely with oiled clingfilm and leave to rise for 15-20 minutes until beginning to puff up around the edges. Preheat the oven to 220°C, 200°C fan assisted, Gas mark 7.
  6. Remove the clingfilm and drizzle the pizzas with the butter and sprinkle with the sugar. Bake for 12-15 minutes until the pizzas are golden and the bases are dry.
  7. Drizzle with the balsamic glaze or vinegar and serve warm.

Recipe from Seasonal Berries.

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Tip

Try this new flavour combo as a dessert rather than the usual main course

Ingredients

300g (11oz) strong white bread flour
1?4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons caster sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons fast action dried yeast
25g (1oz) butter, melted
1 egg, beaten
150 ml (1?4 pint) warm water
For the topping:
125g pack Abergavenny goats cheese log, cut into 8 slices
450g (1lb) strawberries, hulled, halved or quartered
Handful basil leaves
25g (1oz) butter, melted
2 tablespoons caster sugar
4 teaspoons balsamic glaze or balsamic vinegar

Notes

Time: 40 minutes
Serves: 8
Nutrition: n/a