Basic Cannoli
Recipe type: desserts
  • 1 pound ricotta cheese
  • ¾ cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels
  1. Whip the ricotta cheese with a mixing spoon.
  2. Add the confectioners' sugar and vanilla extract and whip again.
  3. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  4. Place the filling in a pastry bag fitted with a very large star or open tip.
  5. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  6. To order, pipe the filling into the shell (fill from both ends).
  7. To garnish, dip each end of the shell into coarsely chopped unsalted pistachios.
  8. Dust the shell with powdered sugar In place of the pistachios, you may also dip each end of the shell into melted milk chocolate.
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