Yesterday I made Fresh Ricotta to make the Canolli today, the cheese needs to be as dry as you can get it.
Fresh Ricotta. http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/t/180901/fresh-ricotta
10 1/2 ozs ricotta cheese, preferably whole milk (Home Made)
3 oz cream cheese
3/4 cup Cool Whip or whip cream
1 cup powdered sugar
1 1/2 tspn Vanilla
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon allspice
1/4 cup small semisweet chocolate chips
1 lemon zest
Let Ricotta and Cream Cheese get to room temp.Blend sugar in til smooth,add spices and Cool Whip. Zest lemon and add chocolate chips. Refrigerate to firm up with a piping bag fill Canollis..
I use store bought Canolli Tubes
Filling all mixed getting ready to fill.
Store bought shells 3 for a dollar
All filled and back into box.
Thanks for looking
Edited by tropics - 4/3/15 at 7:31am