Bubbling hot, 116-degree temps cook pizza on car dash

Do you think cooking an egg on a blistering hot sidewalk is the height of summer cuisine? Think again. This time it’s not delivery or DiGiorno, it’s pizza on the dash.

A news crew in Arizona on Monday baked a pizza on the dashboard of a car in 116-degree heat.

A dangerous, historic heatwave is sweeping the southwest including Arizona and parts of California.

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After baking cookies in a car last year, the staff at 12 News wanted to take the experiment up a notch - with a pizza.

The frozen pie was placed into the car (oven) at 1:30 p.m. The temperature outside was 112 degrees.

It didn't take long for the cheese to start to melt. By 2:30 p.m. the pizza was half-cooked. It was fully cooked by 3:30 p.m. The temperature was 116 degrees outside.