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How To Make Heart Shaped Pizza (With Step By Step Photos)

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Want to make heart shaped pizza for Valentine’s Day? Follow our super easy recipe with step by step guide!

Why You’ll LOVE This Pizza Recipe

Super Easy – you literally can’t mess this pizza up! We use ready-rolled pizza dough, and cut into a heart shape. It looks good and tastes good. Great for date night.

Swap And Change The Toppings – you can top this Valentine’s Day heart pizza with any toppings you like.

Heart shaped pizza next to some garlic dough balls

Heart Shaped Pizza Recipe

Makes – 1 pizza

Prep Time – 10 minutes 

Cook Time – 20 minutes

Total Time – 30 minutes

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Equipment Needed

  • Baking tray (baking sheet)
  • Sharp knife
  • Tablespoon
  • Small bowl
  • Teaspoon

Ingredients For Easy Heart Shaped Pizza

You’ll only need six ingredients to make our easy heart-shaped pizza for Valentine’s Day dinner.

Ingredients for heart shaped pizza including pepperoni, mutti pizza sauce, pizza dough, pesto and mozzerella
  • 400g ready rolled pizza dough – we used Pizza Express store-bought pizza dough
  • 3 tbsp tomato pizza sauce (you can use homemade pizza sauce if you prefer)
  • 50g pepperoni slices
  • 60g mozzarella pearls
  • 2 tsp Basil pesto
  • 2 tsp olive oil

How To Make Heart Shaped Pizza

Step by step instructions for creating your own heart shaped pizza for Valentine’s Day

Heart shaped pizza next to some garlic dough balls

Step One – preheat the oven

  • Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas Mark 6.

Step Twomarinate the mozzarella pearls

  • Mix the mozzarella pearls with the pesto

Step Threecut out the heart shaped pizza

  • Unroll the dough and place onto the baking sheet still on the greaseproof paper
  • Cut the dough into the shape of a heart (save the excess dough for making dough balls)
Heart shaped pizza next to a ball of pizza dough

Step Four add the toppings to your Valentine’s Day pizza

  • Top the pizza with the tomato pizza sauce, slices of pepperoni and the mozzarella pearls. Drizzle with olive oil.

Step Five – cook the heart shaped pizza

  • Bake in the oven for around 18-20 minutes or until the base is cooked through and the toppings piping hot.
Heart shaped pizza on a piece of baking paper

Step Six – serve

  • Serve with your favorite pizza sides.

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Pizza Topping Ideas 

More pizza topping ideas and additional toppings combos to try

  1. Margherita: Fresh basil leaves, mozzarella cheese, and tomato sauce.
  2. Goat Cheese: Feta cheese, fig slices, rocket, chilli jam, mozzarella cheese and tomato sauce.
  3. Hawaiian: Ham, pineapple chunks, mozzarella cheese, and tomato sauce.
  4. BBQ Chicken: Grilled chicken, red onions, BBQ sauce, mozzarella cheese, and coriander.
  5. Vegetarian: Bell peppers, mushrooms, black olives, red onions, mozzarella cheese, and tomato sauce.
  6. Meat Feast: Pepperoni, sausage, bacon, ground beef, mozzarella cheese, and tomato sauce.
  7. Buffalo Chicken: Buffalo chicken chunks, blue cheese crumbles, mozzarella cheese, and ranch dressing.
  8. Mediterranean: Spinach, feta cheese, black olives, cherry tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, and tomato sauce.
  9. Four Cheese: Mozzarella, cheddar, parmesan, and blue cheese with tomato sauce.
  10. BBQ Pulled Pork: Slow-cooked pulled pork, red onions, BBQ sauce, mozzarella cheese, and cilantro.

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What To Serve With Heart Shaped Pizza

You can use the excess dough to make some tasty garlic dough balls and then add some fresh salad sides

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Yield: Makes 1 pizza

Heart Shaped Pizza

Heart shaped pizza next to some garlic dough balls

Celebrate Valentine's Day with a homemade heart shaped pizza

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 400g ready rolled pizza dough
  • 3 tbsp tomato pizza sauce
  • 50g pepperoni slices
  • 60g mozzarella pearls
  • 2 tsp Basil pesto
  • 2 tsp olive oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas Mark 6
  2. Mix the mozzarella pearls with the pesto
  3. Unroll the dough and place onto the baking sheet still on the greaseproof paper
  4. Cut the dough into the shape of a heart (save the excess dough for making dough balls)
  5. Top the pizza with the tomato pizza sauce, slices of pepperoni and the mozzarella pearls.
  6. Drizzle with olive oil.
  7. Cook in the oven for around 18-20 minutes or until the base is cooked through and the toppings piping hot.
  8. Serve with your favorite pizza sides.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 333Total Fat: 26gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 48mgSodium: 777mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 1gSugar: 3gProtein: 14g

Nutritional content will vary depending on the exact ingredients you use and how careful you are with measuring - this nutritional information is given as a general guide only and may not be accurate - you should always calculate your own nutritional information especially if you have specific dietary requirements.

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