How to Make CANNOLI SICILIANI: Step by Step Recipe

Post Views: 21,285 PRINT RECIPE OR SAVE PDF RECIPE FILECannoli are one of the most renowned specialties of Sicilian confectionery. In origin they were prepared in occasion of the carnival; with the passing of time the preparation has lost its character of occasionality and has known a notable diffusion on the national territory, becoming in short a renowned example of the Italian confectionery art in the world. It consists of a wafer of fried dough (called scòrza and long from 15 to 20 cm with a diameter of 4-5 cm) and a filling made of ricotta cheese. For the scòrza, small disks of dough (made of wheat flour, wine, sugar and lard) are formed and rolled on small metal tubes and then fried, traditionally in lard. The traditional filling consists of sifted and sugared sheep ricotta cheese with the addition of chocolate, pistachios, candied fruit and other creams according to taste.     STEP BY STEP RECIPE Yield: 10-12 Cannoli INGREDIENTS: 16 oz all purpose flour 2 oz sugar salt pinch 1/4 tbsp cocoa powder 1 tbsp cold butter 2 tbsp white vinegar or apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup marsala 1 medium beaten egg plus half more for sealing the … Continue reading How to Make CANNOLI SICILIANI: Step by Step Recipe