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A pizza with toppings arranged in the shape of a face.

Pizza face

Why order in, when your kids can make their own pizza creations from your kitchen at a fraction of the cost?

This recipe uses freshly made dough but, if it’s easier, you can buy ready-made bases from the supermarket. And the best thing about individual pizzas is that there are no arguments over which toppings to choose!

What you need

  • 200g plain flour

  • 250ml warm water

  • 1 tsp sugar

  • 1 tsp dried yeast

  • Tomato puree or pizza sauce

  • Sprinkling of oregano

  • Grated cheese

  • Various toppings to make your pizza face features – such as sliced peppers, olives, ham, pineapple, mushrooms and sweet corn

What to do

  1. Preheat your oven to 180c/ gas mark 4.

  2. Mix together the yeast, water and sugar and leave in a warm place for 8 minutes.

  3. Mix in the flour and knead to a firm dough.

  4. Roll out into a circle and bake for 7 minutes.

  5. Spread your tomato paste/sauce onto the cooked base and sprinkle with cheese.

  6. Be as creative as you like with your toppings, to make a funny food face.

  7. Pop back into the oven for another 7-10 minutes.

  8. Leave to cool.

  9. Then eat with your hands for maximum messiness.