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Focaccia Pizza Supreme with Hot Honey Drizzle

By August 18, 2022No Comments

Focaccia Pizza Supreme with Hot Honey Drizzle

A sneak peek from the forthcoming Best of Bridge Everyday Celebrations!

Pizza is a classic favorite to serve as a snack or a meal when the gang’s over for movie night or to watch the sports finals. Using a purchased focaccia for the crust means no making or rolling of dough and you can feed a hungry crowd easily.
This loaded pizza served with a drizzle of hot honey combines savory and sweet together it’s delicious!

Serves 8 – 10

Ingredients

1/4 cup (60 mL) liquid honey
2 tsp (10 mL) hot sauce
1 loaf focaccia bread (about 1.25 lb/600 g)
2 tbsp (30 mL) extra virgin olive oil
1 cup (250 mL) marinara sauce
1/4 cup (60 mL) basil pesto
3 cups (750 mL) shredded fontina or mozzarella cheese
8 oz (250 g) thin-sliced pepperoni
1 ½ cups (375 mL) cooked and crumbled Italian sausage
1 cup (250 mL) fresh cocktail-size bocconcini, halved
1/2 cup (125 mL) grated Parmesan cheese

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Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, combine honey and hot sauce; set aside.
  2. Adjust oven rack to middle position; preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
  3. Set aside a parchment or foil lined baking sheet.
  4. Slice focaccia in half horizontally and brush cut sides of bread with olive oil; place cut side up on baking sheet and bake 4 minutes. Remove from oven and cool slightly.
  5. Evenly spread each focaccia half with marinara sauce and pesto, then sprinkle with fontina cheese. Top with pepperoni, sausage, bocconcini and Parmesan cheese. Bake for 25 minutes.
  6. Turn oven to broil and broil pizza for 2 to 3 minutes, until cheese is golden brown.
  7. Serve pizza drizzled with hot honey.