BB-8 and BB-9E Pizza

Cheese pizza topped and decorated to look like the rival BB-8 and BB-9E robots from Star Wars!

Makes 1 of each pizza

Things you'll need

Ingredients Pizza Base
  • 1 each (.25 oz.) package, active dry yeast
  • 1 ½ teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 recipe pizza sauce
  • 12 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 orange bell pepper
  • 3 ounces whole black olives
  • 1 cherry tomato
  • 15 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon black gel color
  • 6 ounces black olives
  • 1 cherry tomato
  • Cornmeal for dusting
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Whisk
  • Rolling pin
  • Fork
  • Spoon
  • Cutting board
  • Sharp cutting knife

Let's get started!

  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF. Lightly dust a baking sheet with cornmeal.
  2. In a medium bowl dissolve the yeast and sugar in warm water. Let stand until creamy, about 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in flour, salt and oil. Beat until smooth and then let rest for 5 minutes.
  4. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and divide the dough into 2/3rds and 1/3. Pat each portion into a circle and roll to about ¼-inch thick. Place each circle onto one baking sheet so that the two circles are touching and shape the smaller top circle to fit around the larger bottom circle.
  5. Let the pizza rest, covered for 15 minutes.
  6. Prick the dough with a fork and bake for 5 minutes.
  7. Coat the pizza with a thin layer of sauce, leaving a thin border around the edge.

Time to decorate!

  1. Cut 3 round circles from the bell pepper and chop the rest of the bell pepper into small pieces for the remaining detail on the pizza.
  2. Cut one olive into rounds, then chop the rest for the details on the pizza.
  3. Coat entire pizza with mozzarella cheese, then take the bell pepper rings and arrange them on the pizza to look like the BB8 robot, cut the rings where needed.
  4. Use the olive slice to make the ring on the robot head, and the cherry tomato for the eye.
  5. Use the chopped olives to make the remaining black details on the robot.
  6. Bake pizza again for 10 to 12 minutes.
  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Dye 12 ounces of the mozzarella cheese black and cover sauce with the black cheese.
  3. Cut one black olive into circles and place one circle onto the top left center of the robot for the eye and fill with white cheese.
  4. Chop the rest of the black olives and sprinkle over the entire pizza.
  5. Place the cherry tomato for the eye of the robot and use the remaining 3 ounces of mozzarella cheese to make the details of the rest of the robot.
  6. Bake the pizza again for 10 to 12 minutes.
  7. TaDa! Rebels vs Empire, BB-8 vs BB-9E, where will your pizza allegiance be?
rosanna-pansino-bb8-pizza Rosanna Pansino makes BB-8 and BB-9E Pizza on Nerdy Nummies

Rosanna Pansino makes BB-8 and BB-9E Pizza on Nerdy Nummies

Rosanna Pansino makes BB-8 and BB-9E Pizza on Nerdy Nummies

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