Cannoli shells and filling

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ cup Flour
½ teaspoon Baking powder
1 \N Egg white
¼ teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Butter
8 ounces Ricotta cheese
½ cup Whipped cream
¼ cup Powdered sugar
1 teaspoon Vanilla
¼ cup Miniature chocolate chips


Sift flour, salt and baking powder. Cut in butter; knead well. On floured board, roll dough to 1/16-inch thick. Cut into 4-inch squares. With rolling pin, roll squares into ovals. Wrap each oval around Cannoli tube. Seal edge with egg white. Fry 2 at a time in 350 degrees oil for 1 to 2 minutes. Hold tubes with chop sticks to drain. Cool for 5 minutes. Careful- ly remove tubes. Makes 12 shells.

Filling: In blender, combine cheese, cream, sugar and vanilla. Fold in chocolate chips. Fill Cannoli shells. Dust with powdered sugar. Garnish with chocolate syrup. Fill 12 shells.

Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 553 by "Diane Geary." <diane@...> on Jan 18, 1998

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