Nana Lisa's Cannoli's

Lisa G. Sweet Pantry Gal

By
@2sweetinc

Been making these for some time now,To be honest always bought my shells. My nephew bought me the cannoli tubes for Christmas so I experimented with a few different recipes and came up with this easy easy shell recipe! Because Im all about easy when it comes to cooking.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

shells
2 1/2 c
flour
1/2 c
shortening
3 Tbsp
marsala wine (or white wine)
3 Tbsp
sugar
1
egg
filling
1 lb
ricotta cheese
1/2 lb
whipping cream
1 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
vanilla
1 tsp
maraschino cherry juice
1/2 tsp
orange rind
mini choc chips, cherries, nuts, for decorating

Directions Step-By-Step

1
For Shells Mix flour and shortening then add rest shell ingredients with a pinch of salt. Roll thin and cut into 3in squares. Wrap around cannoli tubes overlapping and sealed with egg white. Fry in hot oil til golden brown.
2
Filling-Whip ricotta and sugar. Mix in rest of ingredients except whipping cream.
Whip the cream and fold in ricotta mix,
Fill shells and add extras (Choc, nuts etc.)
I put filling in piping bag.
3
Decorate as desired. Refridgerate for hour to set before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy