Recipe courtesy of Sal Passalaqua

Cannoli

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 30 min
  • Prep: 1 hr 30 min
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Ingredients

Shell:

1 2/3 cups flour

2 tablespoons butter

1 tablespoon Marsala

1/2 cup water

1 egg, beaten

Oil for frying

CREAM FILLING:

1 pound Ricotta impasta

1/3 cup sugar

1 tablespoon vanilla extract,optional

1 cup chocolate chips

1/2 cup chopped dried candied orange and or lemon peel

Melted chocolate to dip

Powdered sugar

Directions

  1. Mix together flour and butter into small lumps. Add Marsala, mix and add water to form dough. Wrap in plastic and let rest. Cut into pieces and pass through a pasta machine in widest setting, dust with flour and change setting 1 at a time and pass until 1/8 - inch thick. Cut dough according to cannoli tube size. Roll around tube, brush with egg and deep- fry at until 350 degrees until golden. Let cool and fill with cream.
  2. For the Cream Filling: Combine all ingredients, as desired, in a bowl, fill shells, dust with sugar.

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