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Cannoli Cream recipe

Making fresh, homemade cannoli cream is easier than you think. These are perfect for Easter, Christmas, and beyond! 
Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Keyword cannoli, ricotta cheese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Chilling Time 2 hours
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 20
Calories 94kcal
Author Jillian - a Food, Folks and Fun original!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1 15- ounce container whole milk ricotta cheese, strained
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup mini dark chocolate chips

Instructions

  • In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment, whip the cream until stiff peaks form. Place the cream into a small bowl and set aside.
    Making fresh, homemade cannoli cream is easier than you think. You'll be filling cannoli in just 5 minutes with my How to Make Cannoli Cream tutorial!
  • In the same mixing bowl, add the ricotta cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon. Mix on medium speed until well combined, about 1 minute. Fold in the whipped cream and chocolate chips.
    Making fresh, homemade cannoli cream is easier than you think. You'll be filling cannoli in just 5 minutes with my How to Make Cannoli Cream tutorial!
  • Chill the cream for at least 2 hours before filling the cannoli shells.
    mini cannolis that were just filled with filling.

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Notes

This recipe makes about About 2 1/2 cups of cannoli filling. You will need about 2 tablespoons of cannoli filling to fill each small cannoli. 
This recipe calls for strained ricotta cheese. Check out my How to Strain Ricotta Cheese tutorial. 

Nutrition

Serving: 2Tablespoons | Calories: 94kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 21mg | Potassium: 50mg | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 3.8% | Calcium: 5.4% | Iron: 1.9%