Ontario Tender Fruit Pizza

Makes 10 to 12 servings.


1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 375 mL
1/3 cup icing sugar 75 mL
3/4 cup butter, softened 175 mL
4 cups sliced Ontario Peaches, Pears and Plums 1 L


2 tbsp each: cornstarch and granulated sugar 30 mL
1/3 cup orange juice 75 mL
1/2 cup red currant jelly 125 mL



In medium bowl, combine flour and sugar; add butter and knead together into soft dough. Press into bottom of 11-inch (28 cm) springform or pizza pan. Prick with fork. Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until light brown. Drain peaches, pears and plums. Arrange over pizza crust.


In double boiler, whisk together cornstarch, sugar, orange juice and red currant jelly. Cook, stirring 3 to 5 minutes or until thickened. Pour gently over fruit and refrigerate.