Italian Cakes & Dessert Recipes

SICILIAN CANNOLO CHEESECAKE (CHEESECAKE AL CANNOLO SICILIANO)

Sicilian cannoli cheesecake is a mouthwatering no-bake dessert that is very easy to make.

This dessert combines two desserts the cheesecake and the Sicilian cannoli melting into a delicious and fresh cake.


 

 

SERVINGS:6

INGREDIENTS:

  • 6 cannoli shells
  • 10 tbsp of butter
  • 2 cups of sheep’s ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup of icing sugar
  • 3/4 cup of chocolate chips
  • 2/3 cup of heavy cream
  • 4 tsp of gelatin sheets

 

DIRECTIONS:

Chop the cannoli shells.

Add the melted butter to the chopped wafers and mix well.

Line a 10 inches  springform pan with baking paper and pour the chopped mixture spreading it well on the bottom and leave in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.

Soak the gelatin in a bowl.

With the ‘help of a whisk, mix the sugar well with the ricotta cheese.

Add the chocolate chips and mix well.

Squeeze the gelatin and dissolve it in 4 tbsp of hot cream.

Whip the remaining cream.

Add the melted gelatin into the cream and slowly add the whipped cream into the mixture as well.

Take the base out of the refrigerator and add all the mixture into the cake pan, flatten well and refrigerate again for at least 3 hours.

 

Decorate as desired.

 

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