While sweet pizzas aren't uncommon, toppings like melted chocolate, chocolate chips, or Nutella spread over a pizza base can be surprising to those accustomed to savory flavors.
Some pizzas incorporate fruits like bananas, pineapples, or strawberries as toppings, creating a sweet and savory fusion that can be polarizing among pizza enthusiasts.
In certain parts of the world, particularly in countries like Thailand or Australia, pizzas have been made with toppings like crickets, mealworms, or other edible insects, providing a protein-rich and crunchy addition.
Often found in dessert pizzas, marshmallows can be toasted on top of a pizza, creating a gooey and sweet topping that's an unconventional take on the traditional savory dish.
Sushi pizza combines elements of sushi (raw fish, rice, avocado, etc.) on a pizza crust, blending two distinct cuisines into a unique dish.
Some pizzerias offer pizzas topped with macaroni and cheese, adding a creamy and comforting element to the traditional pizza base.
Pizza with French fries as a topping is occasionally found, especially in areas where combining different comfort foods is popular.
Sliced pickles, either dill or other varieties, have been used as toppings on pizzas, offering a tangy and crunchy contrast to the cheese and sauce.