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Christmas pizza wreath by Annabel Karmel

Section: Dinner ideas
  • Serves: One wreath
  • Preparation time: 25 minutes (excludes proving time) Cook: 25-30 minutes


1.     To make the dough. Measure all of the ingredients into a bowl. Mix together, and then using your hands, knead on a work surface for 10 minutes using extra flour. Place in an oiled bowl. Cover and leave for 2 hours.

2.     Preheat the oven to 180C Fan. Roll out the dough using a rolling pin to a 40 x 20 cm rectangle. Spread over the pesto, sprinkle with the cheeses, basil and chopped olives. Roll up from the long side and cut into 12 slices.

3.     Arrange in a circle on a piece of baking paper on a baking sheet. Cover and leave to prove for 30 minutes until puffy. Brush with egg wash.

4.     Bake for 25 to 30 minutes until well risen and golden brown.

5.     Decorate with cherry tomatoes, basil and mini mozzarella balls to create your Christmas wreath.


Serving-up quick and healthy meals during the festive break is easier said than done.

That’s why Annabel has combined her 25 years of kid’s food expertise with the natural freezing process to create a delicious range of ready-frozen favourites that mini diners will love. Discover the range at Tesco, Asda, Morrisons, Iceland & Ocado.  

  • Author: Annabel Karmel Annabel Karmel
  • Job Title: Children's Food Expert

M&B's resident weaning expert Annabel Karmel has over 25 years of experience in children's nutrition and is a best-selling author... 45 cookbooks and counting! 

She even received an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for her outstanding work in the field of child nutrition. 

Watch Annabel Karmel's easy recipe videos on our YouTube channel, here