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Cannoli Cream Filling Recipe

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An authentic, easy Sicilian cannoli cream filling recipe / dip, I picked up while in Sicily last summer, served with chocolate dipped pizzelle cookies.

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Ingredients

Milk ricotta Sugar Pistachios or candied fruit chopped for serving Dark chocolate Cinnamon

Chocolate Pizzelle

Pizzelle cookies Dark chocolate bar Butter

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Line a large strainer with cheese cloth and strain the ricotta cheese for a couple of hours in the refrigerator.

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Add the ricotta cheese to the bowl of a food processor. Sift in the powder sugar and process together for about 45 seconds until incorporated and fluffy.

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Alternately you can add the ricotta cheese and sugar to a bowl and using a hand held blender with the whisk attachments beat together until combined and fluffy.

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Serve as is with the chocolate pizzelle cookies or stuff inside freshly made cannoli shells.

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Chocolate Dipped Pizzelle To make the chocolate pizzelle: prepare a double boiler on the stove top. Break the chocolate bar into chunks and add them to the double boiler bowl.

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