Mojito Basilica

basil mojito

Mojito Basilica   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: desserts Ingredients 2 fresh mint sprigs, chopped 2 fresh basil leaves, chopped 1 tablespoon agave nectar 2 tablespoons Fresh lime juice 1½ ounces (3 tablespoons) light rum Ice Instructions Chilled soda water In a tall glass with back of a spoon crush mint and basil withMore »

Creamy Chocolate Gelato

Creamy Chocolate Gelato

Creamy Chocolate Gelato   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: desserts Serves: 3 quarts Ingredients 6 cups of whole milk, divided 1½ cups of granulated sugar 12 egg yolks, beaten 6 ounces of semisweet chocolate 1 tablespoon vanilla extract Instructions In a large saucepan, combine half the milk with egg yolks and sugar. Cook overMore »

Island Dough Boys

Island Dough Boys, Manzo

Island Dough Boys   Print Courtesy of William Manzo, Jr. Federal Hill Pizza, RI Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: desserts Ingredients ½ ounce dough balls 10 count Heavy cut of pineapple and mango pieces. 2 8-inch wooden BBQ skewers 2 ounces powdered sugar 3 ounces Nutella 3 ounces sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanillaMore »

Devil Fingers

Devil Fingers   Print Courtesy of Jay Jerrier Cane Rosso, Dallas, TX Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: desserts Ingredients 1 10 ounces pizza dough ball 3 ounces Nutella 2 ounces caramel 1 ounces powdered sugar Instructions Flatten and stretch the room temperature dough ball to about the size of a 10-inch by 4-inch rectangle. CutMore »

Italian 3-Layer Cream Cake

Italian 3-Layer Cream Cake

Italian 3-Layer Cream Cake   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: desserts Serves: 12 Ingredients ½ cup butter, margarine or butter shortening ½ cup shortening 2 cups sugar 5 eggs, separated 1 cup buttermilk 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 to 1½ cups sweetened flaked coconut 1 cup choppedMore »

Cannoli Cream

Cannoli Cream

Cannoli Cream   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: desserts Serves: Serves Fills 30 Shells Ingredients 1⅔ cups sugar 1¼ tsp. vanilla extract Or for a slightly heavier cannoli cream– 8½ cups (one 5 lb. container) Grande Del Pastaio® Ricotta 2½ cups (20 oz.) sugar 2 tsp. (.25 oz.) vanilla extract Instructions The sweetest, richestMore »

Amaretti Cookies

Amaretti Cookies

Amaretti Cookies   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: desserts Serves: 3 dozen cookies Ingredients 2¼ cups blanched whole almonds, plus more for garnishing ⅔ cup granulated sugar, divided 2 large egg whites, at room temperature ¼ teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon pure almond extract ¼ teaspoon pure vanilla extract 15 glazed cherries or otherMore »

Cinnamon Swirl Pizza

Cinnamon Swirl Pizza

Cinnamon Swirl Pizza   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: pizza Ingredients 16 ounces pizza dough ¼ cup unsalted butter, melted ½ cup sugar 2-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon Instructions Cut the dough into four pieces, each about 4 ounces. Roll each of these pieces into a thick rope that is about 18 inches long. Lightly oilMore »

Apple Pie Pizza

Apple Pie Pizza

Apple Pie Pizza   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: desserts Serves: 1-1/2 cups streusel. Ingredients Streusel Topping ½ cup unbleached all-purpose floour ½ cup packed light brown sugar ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into bits Instructions In a small mixing bowl, combine the flour brown sugar,More »

New York-style Cheesecake

dessert, new york style, cheesecake

New York-style Cheesecake   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: Dessert Ingredients CRUST 2 cups graham crackers, finely ground ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 4 ounces unsalted butter melted FILLING 1 pound cream cheese, room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Zest of 1 lemon, very finely grated 1 pint ofMore »