CANNOLI (SALLYE)

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sallye bates

By
@grandedame

This is a traditional Italian dessert that always presents elegantly.

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
Comments:
Serves:
yields 8-10
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

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FOR SHELLS

1-3/4 c
flour
1/2 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
granulated sugar
1 large
egg
2 Tbsp
butter
1/4 c
dry white vermouth
1
egg white
oil as needed

FOR FILLING

2 lb
ricotta cheese
1-1/2 c
powdered sugar
4 tsp
vanilla extract
1/4 c
chopped citron
1/4 c
chopped orange peel
powdered sugar for garnish
chocolate shavings for garnish

How to Make CANNOLI (SALLYE)

Step-by-Step

  • 1TO MAKE SHELLS:

    Sift flour, salt and sugar into large mixing bowl.

    Whisk egg until yolk and white are blended.

    Cut butter into small pieces.
  • 2Make a well in flour center and add egg and butter to bowl.

    Using a fork, stir from the center out until blended.
  • 3Add vermouth, 1 tablespoon at a time until dough begins to cling together.
  • 4Form dough into a ball.

    Cover and let stand for 15 minutes.
  • 5Place dough on floured board and roll out until very thin.

    Cut into 3-1/2" circles.

    Roll circles into ovals.
  • 6Wrap around cannoli forms and seal edge with egg white.

    Fry 2 or 3 at a time in deep hot oil about 1 minute until lightly golden, turning once.

    Remove from oil with tongs and lay on paper towels to drain.

    Let cool about 15 minutes then slip out of form carefuly.

    IMPORTANT: Cool shells completely before filling.
  • 7FOR FILLING:

    Beat Ricotta cheese with mixer until very smooth.
  • 8Fold in remaining ingredients. and place in fridge to chill for several hours.
  • 9Fill shells just before serving.

    NOTE: If shells are filled more than an hour before serving, shells may become soft.
  • 10Sift powdered sugar over filled shells, then sprinkle chocolate shavings over each shell.

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About CANNOLI (SALLYE)

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Heirloom




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