Hot Maple and Goat’s Cheese Pizza


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4 portions
Metric Imperial


For the pizza dough:

  • 4 ⅙ cups bread flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 ½ tsp fast action dried yeast
  • 1 cup + 2 tsp water
  • ⅕ cup olive oil

For the hot maple sauce:

  • ⅚ cup tomato passata
  • 3 tbsp pure maple syrup (preferably amber syrup for its rich taste)
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tsp 1 tsp Italian herbs
  • ¼ tsp chilli flakes
  • ¼ tsp salt

Pizza toppings:

  • 1 ½ cups grated mozzarella
  • 1 ½ cups 150g goat’s cheese
  • ⅔ cup cherry tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp caramelised onions
  • 1 bag rocket salad


To make the pizza dough:

  1. Whisk salt, dried yeast and flour in a bowl then pour in the water and olive oil and mix with a spatula.
  2. Once mixed, after approximately one minute, knead the dough by hand and continue until the dough forms one ball. Cover the dough ball with a cling film wrap and let it rest for a minimum of 12 hours and a maximum of 24 hours.
  3. Remove the dough ball from the cling film and divide into 4 portions then roll each section back into a ball.
  4. Take a roll and press your hands in the middle to flatten.
  5. Turn it over and press and continue to turn and press approximately 10 times.
  6. Make a nice round shape then allow dough balls to rest for 1 hour at room temperature (covered).

To make the maple hot sauce:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Set aside for use when building the pizzas.

To make the pizza:

  1. Preheat your oven to 240°C.
  2. Roll the pizza dough balls until they are each 10” in diameter and spread the hot maple sauce onto all four pizzas as a base.
  3. Add the grated mozzarella, goat’s cheese, cherry tomatoes and caramelised onions onto the pizzas.
  4. Bake your pizzas for about 15 minutes.
  5. Once baked, slice the pizzas and sprinkle some rocket leaves as a garnish.

The Quebec Maple Syrup Producers are not in any way responsible for the identification or presence of allergens in recipes or for the classification of any recipe as vegetarian or vegan.

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