Cannoli Recipe

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Cannoli - Preparing unique recipes at home has become simple. Browse online for some mouth watering recipes on this page. Prepare specialized Cannoli recipe by following the ingredients and method posted here. Hide

INGREDIENTS

Shells

1) 1 3/4 cups flour

2) 1 tablespoon sugar

3) pinch of salt

4) 2 tablespoons of butter, melted

5) 3/4 cup Marsala wine

6) egg white

7) 2 quarts vegetable oil for frying

Filling

1) 1 15oz container of Ricotta cheese

2) 1/2 cup of sugar

3) 1 teaspoon of vanilla

4) 1/4 cup of mini chocolate chips

5) confectioners sugar for dusting

METHOD

1. In a mixing bowl combine flour, sugar and salt.
2. Add the melted butter and marsala wine.
3. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until well mixed.
4. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours.
5. Roll out the dough until very thin.
6. Using a cookie cutter or the rim of a glass, cut dough into 4-inch rounds, and roll again until very thin.
7. Roll each piece tightly around a cannoli tube.
8. Seal with egg white.
9. Heat the vegetable oil in a deep 3.5 quart pot to 350 degrees.
10. Place the dough forms in the hot oil and fry until golden brown, 2-3 minutes.
11. Place on paper towels to drain.
12. Cool and gently twist tube to remove shell from form.
13. Place the dough forms in the hot oil and fry until golden brown, 2-3 minutes.
14. Place on paper towels to drain.
15. Cool and gently twist tube to remove shell from form.
16. In a large mixing bowl whip sugar, vanilla and ricotta together until smooth, then stir in the chocolate chips.
17. Spoon filling into a pastry bag with a large round tip.
18. Pipe the ricotta cream into the pastry shells, dust with confectioners sugar and serve immediately.

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