How to Make the REAL SICILIAN RICOTTA CREAM (For Cassata or Cannoli)

Ricotta cream is super yummy.

It is generally used to fill various types of desserts including the famous Sicilian cannoli or Sicilian cassata.

Today we offer the original recipe used by the best Sicilian pastry shops, let’s see together how to prepare it :



Prep. Time: 1 day

Storage Times: in the refrigerator for 3 days



  • 32 oz (900 grams) of sheep ricotta cheese
  • 1½ cups of superfine sugar
  • ¾ cup of chocolate chips





Sift the ricotta cheese and let it drain for a day in the refrigerator.

Add the sifted and drained ricotta cheese to the sugar and chocolate chips and mix well.

Our ricotta cream is ready, you can easy any kind of dessert, or even eat it by the spoonful.




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