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Fruit Pizza Recipe – A Must-Try Dessert

Fruit Pizza

This recipe for fruit pizza icing is incredibly simple and quick, making it the perfect topping for your dessert pizza. Not only that, it also complements cookies and a variety of other baked goods!

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The cream cheese frosting for fruit pizza is a breeze to prepare, requiring just a few ingredients. It spreads effortlessly and pairs perfectly with our beloved summertime desserts.

Fruit pizza has always been a favorite of my mom during the summer.

Preparing a batch is a breeze, and don’t forget, it can be used in many other creative ways too!

Why You’ll Adore this Cream Cheese Frosting for Fruit Pizza:

  • Effortless to make
  • Only three ingredients required
  • Deliciously sweet, without being overly sugary
  • Customizable to suit your preferences

Ingredients for Fruit Pizza Icing:

  • Cream Cheese: Ensure your cream cheese is softened before use. This will make it easier to combine with the other ingredients, resulting in a wonderfully smooth icing.
  • Sugar: Powdered sugar is recommended.
  • Vanilla: Opt for pure vanilla extract, as it offers a superior flavor compared to imitation extracts.

Variations:

I adore the subtle vanilla flavor in this frosting. It’s not overpowering; instead, it’s light, aromatic, and pairs beautifully with any fruit topping you choose.

If you prefer a tangier icing, feel free to substitute the vanilla with lemon, lime, or orange juice.

How to Make Fruit Pizza Icing:

  1. Combine the ingredients.
  2. Mix until smooth.

This recipe has to be one of the simplest on my website!

Tips:

  • You can prepare this fruit pizza icing using a stand mixer or mix it by hand. Just ensure that all the ingredients are thoroughly combined for a smooth icing.
  • While full-fat cream cheese is recommended for the best results, you can substitute it with low-fat cream cheese if preferred—it will still work well.
  • Use a block of cream cheese rather than a cream cheese spread, as spreads contain excess liquid and can result in a runny icing.

Making it Ahead:

When I make this icing, I often prepare a large batch as it has a relatively long shelf life. Once made, transfer it to an airtight container or a bowl covered with plastic wrap, and it will keep for up to three days.

How to Store:

  • Room Temperature: This cream cheese frosting for fruit pizza spreads best when it’s at room temperature. It can remain at room temperature for up to two hours while serving.
  • Refrigerator: Store this frosting in an airtight container in the refrigerator, where it will last for at least three days.
  • Freezer: The cream cheese icing can also be frozen for up to one month. Thaw it in the refrigerator overnight before use.

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