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Cannoli, Сannoli - a traditional Sicilian dessert. Small wafer rolls filled with a filling of Mascarpone cheese, cottage cheese or Ricotta, with the addition of Marsala wine, vanilla or chocolate. It is a popular delicacy in Sicily and throughout southern Italy is served as usual, and on Christmas and new year's table.
for New Yearfor Christmas
Ingredients for Sicilian rolls
- Flour - 200 g
- Butter - 30 g
- Sugar - 2 tbsp
- Semi-sweet red wine - 5 tbsp
- Ricotta - 400 g
- Cream - 100 ml
- The lime zest
- Chocolate milk
- Powdered sugar
Step by step instruction of cooking Sicilian rolls
Prepare the dough. Mix all dry ingredients, add oil and wine, and knead elastic dough. Wrap in cling film and leave for 30 minutes to ripen.
This dough is great frozen and stored until the right moment
The finished dough roll out very thin, to 1 mm.
Cut the dough into squares size, determine in its sole discretion.
Special tubes for cannoli wrap diagonally with squares of dough, grease the end of the test yolk or water, good seal and thus prepare all ducts for frying.
Heat the oil well enough. Easy to smoke, remove from heat, and immerse the tube with the test that they were freely swimming in oil.
The tube lay out on paper towel, allow to cool a little and remove the metal tube from the wafer. Fry waffles better, putting his hands on the silicone gloves to avoid burns. As necessary, return the pot of oil on fire.
While rolls are cooling, make the cream. Beat Ricotta with sugar and cream, add a little grated chocolate and Marsala.
With the aid of a pastry bag fill the waffles with toppings, decorate with candied fruit or traditionally put a cherry in it.
Sprinkle with icing sugar the finished tube.
Enjoy delicate cakes!