Deep Fried Cheese Curd Crust Pizza

AuthorEllsworth
DifficultyBeginner

This combines two all-time favorites...Pizza and deep fried Ellsworth Cheese Curds.  Nothing gets much better than that!!

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Yields4 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time25 mins
 2 oil for frying
 1 cup buttermilk
 1 cup flour
 1 tsp baking soda
 1 egg
 1 lb fresh Ellsworth cheese curds
 1 cup (4 ounces) Blaser's cheddar cheese, shredded
 1 cup (4 ounces) Blaser's mozzarella cheese, shredded
 1 package pepperoni
 Prepared pizza or marinara sauce, for dipping
1

Heat oil in a deep fryer or heavy skillet to 375°F.

2

Combine buttermilk, flour, baking soda and egg in bowl and mix until smooth.

3

Submerge cheese curds into batter and fry in small batches for 60 seconds or until golden brown and then dry on paper towels.

4

Heat oven to 350°F.

5

Layer fried cheese curds on the bottom of small spring form pan or oven-safe skillet. Top with shredded cheese and pepperoni and bake 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Cut into four equal-sized slices and serve with pizza sauce for dipping.

Ingredients

 2 oil for frying
 1 cup buttermilk
 1 cup flour
 1 tsp baking soda
 1 egg
 1 lb fresh Ellsworth cheese curds
 1 cup (4 ounces) Blaser's cheddar cheese, shredded
 1 cup (4 ounces) Blaser's mozzarella cheese, shredded
 1 package pepperoni
 Prepared pizza or marinara sauce, for dipping

Directions

1

Heat oil in a deep fryer or heavy skillet to 375°F.

2

Combine buttermilk, flour, baking soda and egg in bowl and mix until smooth.

3

Submerge cheese curds into batter and fry in small batches for 60 seconds or until golden brown and then dry on paper towels.

4

Heat oven to 350°F.

5

Layer fried cheese curds on the bottom of small spring form pan or oven-safe skillet. Top with shredded cheese and pepperoni and bake 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Cut into four equal-sized slices and serve with pizza sauce for dipping.

Deep Fried Cheese Curd Crust Pizza