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jim dipietra's cannoli filling, grandma w

Recipe by
Megan Stewart
Middletown, OH

Jim was a family friend, and this is his recipe for cannoli filling (his shells are also in JAP).

method Stove Top

Ingredients For jim dipietra's cannoli filling, grandma w

  • 1 qt
    milk
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla
  • 6 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 1 c
    sugar

How To Make jim dipietra's cannoli filling, grandma w

  • 1
    Use just enough milk to dissolve cornstarch. Add remaining milk to saucepan and dissolve sugar over low heat. Bring to a boil and add cornstarch. Boil 2 min then add vanilla. Spread onto a platter to cool. A platter allows it to cool quickly. After completely cooled, mash it with a ricer or hand mixer. Do not use a blender. Fill shells with a table knife or pastry bag. Decorate by dipping ends in finely chopped, green tinted pistachio nuts or half nuts and half maraschino cherries.

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