Fruit & Chocolate Pizza
|Butter||2 Cup (32 tbs), softened (4 Sticks)|
|Sugar||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)|
|Baking cocoa||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Unsweetened chocolate||6 Ounce, chopped, melted|
|Peaches||6 , peeled, sliced|
|Kiwifruit||6 , peeled, sliced|
|Hulled strawberries||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Grand marnier||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Raspberry jam||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|White chocolate||2 Ounce, shaved|
|Almonds||1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped|
Cream the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
Break the eggs into a separate large mixing bowl and beat at low speed until smooth.
Add the creamed mixture and beat at medium speed.
Sift the baking cocoa into the egg mixture; beat at medium speed, scraping the bowl.
Add the chocolate.Beat until blended.
Spread over two 12 inch round pans.
Bake at 250 degrees for 1 hour or until slightly firm.
Cool in the pans.
Place the peaches, kiwifruit and strawberries in 3 separate bowls and drizzle each with 1/3 cup Grand Marnier; let stand for 1 hour.
Remove the crusts from the pans to serving plates.
Spread the raspberry jam evenly over the crusts.
Spread peaches, kiwifruit and strawberries to within 1/2 inch of the edges of the crusts.
Sprinkle with white chocolate shavings.
Press the almonds into the 1/2 inch border of each crust.