Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Traditional Italian Cannolis

As a 100% Italian im a sucker for anything sweet like this. Alot of places add chocolate chip cookies to the cream mix but I find it to take away from the sweet taste of the filling. I prefer to powder mine with chocolate powder or a cherry or strawberries on the ends.

Recipe
2 lbs. ricotta cheese
1 1/2 c. powdered sugar
4 tsp. vanilla
12 oz. chocolate morsels

This will roughly make enough for 18-25 Cannolis depending on how much cream you put in each. I prefer to buy the shells from my local Italian bakery. They make them alot better then I do and a great tasting filling makes the cannoli what it is.

I saw a great take on the classic on food network. Cannoli parfaits. I've not gotten around to trying this but it looks like a great take on the classic cannoli.

7 comments:

  1. Wow my man... that cannolli looks sooo delicious. I'd have to say they are my favorite food by far. Keep up the great work with your food blog. There's some very interesting content within. I will be back momentarily!

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