Heart shaped pizza is the perfect delicious simple pizza recipe. It is perfect for Valentine’s Day or any special day you want to celebrate someone you love. You can make this heart pizza with homemade pizza dough or store bought dough, whichever you prefer!
Everyone will love this heart shaped pizza Valentine’s Day Recipe plus you can personalize it with their favorite toppings!
Valentine’s Day Pizza
Heart shaped Pizza
I love having fun with all holidays and Valentine’s Day is no exception. I always like to make the holidays fun for the kids and have our meals and treats that day be fun and festive. I like to have a fun and festive Valentine’s Day Breakfast including egg in a heart, then pack the kids lunches with Valentine’s day Treats and then make a fun Valentine’s Day dinner.
Valentines day used to be about going to for a romantic dinner but now that I have my children it is about making them feel extra loved. I have now forgotten about my fancy steak dinners and traded it in for cute pizzas.
Some people may think I am crazy, but my kids are only little once. When they are grown hubby and I can go back to the day being about us as a couple. I may even continue to make Valentine’s Day pizza because he loves pizza so much!
Looking for more Valentine’s Day Recipes? Check these out!
- Heart Shaped Meringue Cookies
- Valentine’s Day Popcorn
- Heart Bacon
- Chocolate Covered Strawberry French Toast
- Fruit Love Bugs
- Heart Quesadilla
- Valentine’s Day Chocolate Pretzels
Homemade Mini Heart Pizza
So everyone could make their own personal pizzas we used large heart cookie cutters to make the heart shapes and have multiple pizzas. If you would like to just have one large pizza you can follow the same directions for baking.
You can change out the topping to match each persons taste. I let each kids make there own pizzas. You can either make your own pizza crust or buy some premade pizza dough.
Looking for Valentine’s Day Desserts? Check these out!
- Chocolate Raspberry Bites
- Valentine Oreo Cookie Pops
- Pink Hot Chocolate
- Chocolate Cherry Heart cupcakes
How to Shape Pizza Crust into a heart shape
You can use heart shaped cookie cutter or you can shape the pizza dough by hand to be in the shape of a heart.
Start out with a ball of pizza dough roughly the size of a tennis ball. If you are using a sheet of pizza dough just roll it into a ball.
Flatten the pizza dough into a circular shape just like you would when you are making homemade pizza.
Once you have the dough in a circular shape, start at the bottom of the dough and pull it downward gentle to form the point of the heart. It will look a little bit like a tear drop.
Then take your finger and push down the center of the top of the pizza crust to form the heart shape.
How to Make Heart Shaped Pepperoni
If you are making a pepperoni pizza and want heart shaped pepperoni as a topping it is SUPER easy to make heart shaped pepperoni! You can totally cut a heart shape out of a pepperoni by folding it in half and cutting half a heart shape, opening it up and then you have a full heart.
However for me that is quite a bit of guessing that I don’t always want to do, so I stack a few pieces of pepperoni and then use a tiny heart cookie cutter to cut out the heart shaped pepperoni.
What is Blind Baking?
When you are making pizza crust you need to blind bake it first.
Blind baking is the process of baking an unfilled crust. This makes the crust sturdier when you put the sauce, cheese and toppings on it. You will blind bake your pizza crust before putting the toppings on for this easy pizza recipe.
Heart Pizza Ingredients
- 1 refrigerated pizza dough or 1 batch Pizza dough
- 2 cups Pizza sauce
- Pepperoni or your favorite toppings
- Mozzarella cheese
How to make Heart Pizza
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. If you are making homemade pizza crust use this homemade pizza crust recipe.
Roll out your pizza dough. With a pairing knife, your fingers or a large heart shaped cookie cutter, cut out mini hearts.
Place the pizza dough on a greased baking sheet, to Blind bake the pizza crust for eight minutes.
Remove the pizza crust from the oven and flip the crust over and spoon the sauce on the crust.
Top the pizza with the cheese. Next top the heart pizzas with your favorite toppings.
Bake the pizzas for eight more minutes. Remove pizzas from oven when the cheese is fully melted and serve warm.
Looking for more pizza recipes? Check these out!
- Pizza Bagels
- Pizza Bread
- Homemade Lunchables Pizza (you can totally make in heart shape too!)
Heart shaped pizza
- 1 refrigerated pizza dough or 1 batch Pizza dough
- 1 cup Pizza sauce
- 1 cup Pepperoni or your favorite toppings
- 2 cups Mozzarella cheese
- Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. If you are making homemade pizza crust use this homemade pizza crust recipe.
- Roll out your pizza dough.
- Either with a pairing knife or a large heart shaped cookie cutter, cut out mini hearts.
- Place them on a greased baking sheet.
- Prebake the crust for eight minutes.
- Flip the crust over and place the sauce on the crust.
- Top the pizza with the cheese.
- Than have fun and top the pizzas with your favorite toppings.
- Bake the pizzas for another eight minutes.
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