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Sicilian Cannoli

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Serving Size

24 Medium Cannoli


The Shells
2 packs of pre-made cannoli shells-Pack of 12 (or 24 small)

The Filling
1 lb. of whole milk ricotta drained overnight in a cheesecloth-lined strainer, or use ricotta impastata
3/4 cup confectioner’s sugar, sifted
2 tsp. Vanilla extract
1 tsp. Orange zest
Amarena Cherries, halved to garnish
Carndied Orange peel strips to garnish


In a large bowl, combine ricotta, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and orange zest and whisk until smooth, 2-3 minutes. Transfer to a piping bag fitted with a ¾-wide plane tip. Pipe ricotta mixture into Cannoli shells to fill. Garnish each end with a cherry half and orange peel strip.

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