Think cherry, chocolate, and pizza…try Tassel Ridge Cherry Pizza with White and Semisweet Chocolate Drizzle!

There is fruit in this Cherry Pizza, but the dominate wine pairing component is the sweetness. Tassel Ridge Oskyfizzante® Pink is perfect because it balances the sweetness in the recipe, and it complements the flavors in the pizza topping.

Tassel Ridge® Cherry Pizza with White and Semisweet Chocolate Drizzle

Ingredients

Crust Ingredients:

  • cooking spray
  • cups graham cracker crumbs
  • cup melted butter
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla

Topping Ingredients:

  • 1 8-oz pkg fat-free cream cheese, softened
  • cup sugar
  • ¾ tsp almond extract
  • 1 21-oz can cherry pie filling
  • ¼ cup chopped white chocolate baking bar
  • ¼ cup chopped semisweet baking chocolate

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray 12-inch pizza pan with cooking spray. Mix crumbs, butter, ¼ cup sugar, and vanilla in medium bowl. Press evenly on bottom and ½ inch upside of pizza pan. Bake 10 minutes. Put cream cheese, ⅓ cup sugar, and almond extract in medium bowl. Beat with mixer on medium speed until smooth. Spread evenly over crumb mixture. Top with pie filling. Microwave white chocolate, in small bowl on high for 1 minute, or until chocolate has melted enough to stir. Stir until smooth. Repeat, in separate bowl, with semisweet chocolate. Drizzle chocolates over pizza. Cool before serving. Serves 12.

Recipe Notes

Wine Recommendation—Tassel Ridge Oskyfizzante® Pink

Oskyfizzante® Pink is a sweet, refreshing, fruity, fizzy wine with tropical fruit aromas, including pineapple and lychee, followed by green apple and citrus on the palate. Oskyfizzante Pink pairs well with chocolate and a wide range of appetizers. Chill, open, and celebrate!