An East Lancashire takeaway owner has come up with a sweet offering to temp more customers through his doors.
Atique Khan who runs The Red Onion Takeaway in Bacup, Lancashire, says his wife and sister-in-law provided the inspiration for the new chocolate pizzas which are already proving popular with fast food fans in the area.
It is believed that the new chocolate pizzas on the menu at the Bacup takeaway are the first of their kind to offered in the area. Scotland maybe famed for inventing the deep fried Mars bar, now East Lancashire could become famous for creating the choc-tastic pizza.
The recipe for the Red Onion’s sweet pizzas is simple yet effective. A normal pizza based, the same used for their offer popular dishes such as the Hawaiian and pepperoni topped pizza, is gently toasted to start with. Chocolate is then spread over the base, and it is placed back in the oven until the chocolate is all melted and gooey. Another topping can then be added such as chopped nuts, including hazelnuts or almonds, or marshmallows.
The takeaway also offers a choice of different types of chocolates for toppings on their desert pizzas including milk, dark, white and cooking chocolate.
Luxury department store, Harrods in London, also offers chocolate pizzas made by The Gourmet Chocolate Pizza Co. These handmade chocolate pizzas come pre-sliced in their own presentation box and can be personalised for a unique gift.