Traditional Cannoli Filling

CINDYANSCHUTZ
7Ingredients
35Minutes
400Calories

Description

Since I grew up in a Italian household , I have been making this delicious dessert ever since I could remember. I wanted to share the recipe that my family used to make this Italian treat and I hope you all enjoy!

Ingredients

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  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 1/2 cups ricotta cheese (full milk)
  • confectioners sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips
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    Directions

    1. In a medium bowl using an electric mixer beat cream until you see stiff peaks forming. Set aside. In a large mixing bowl whisk together ricotta cheese and confectioners’ sugar. Then add in cinnamon, vanilla and lemon juice.
    2. Using a rubber spatula fold in the heavy cream then add in chocolate chops. Refrigerate until ready to make your cannolies.
    3. Cindy's Tip: If using ricotta cheese from a carton place in a colander for 30 minutes to allow some of the liquid to drain.

    NutritionView More

    400Calories
    Sodium6% DV140mg
    Fat46% DV30g
    Protein35% DV18g
    Carbs6% DV18g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories400Calories from Fat270
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat30g46%
    Saturated Fat18g90%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol105mg35%
    Sodium140mg6%
    Potassium260mg7%
    Protein18g35%
    Calories from Fat270
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate18g6%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars8g16%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C35%
    Calcium35%
    Iron4%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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