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How to make Cannoli Cream

Making fresh, homemade cannoli cream is easier than you think. You’ll be filling cannoli in no time! 

Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Keyword cannoli, ricotta cheese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Chilling Time 2 hours
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 20
Calories 94 kcal
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 semisweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. 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.
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  2. 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!
  3. Chill the cream for at least 2 hours before filling the cannoli shells.
    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!

Recipe 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 Facts
How to make Cannoli Cream
Amount Per Serving (2 Tablespoons)
Calories 94 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 21mg 1%
Potassium 50mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 5g 2%
Sugars 4g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 3.8%
Calcium 5.4%
Iron 1.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.