Cannoli

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READY IN: 2hrs 35mins
Recipe by CityGirlExiledToASm

When I moved, it was much to my dismay that I discovered no one here even knew what a cannoli was! This recipe I got with my cannoli tubes when I couldn't stand it any more and needed to make some.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. For pastry, cut shortening into flour mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  2. Fold in sugar and cinnamon.
  3. gradually add wine, a few drops at a time.
  4. Add egg.
  5. Mix until pastry holds together ( a few extra drops of wine may be needed(.
  6. Form into a ball, cover and refrigerate 1 to 2 hours.
  7. Divide dough into quarters.
  8. On lightly floured surface, roll out dough as thin as possible (about the thickness of a dime). Using a piece of cardboard as a guide, cut out an oval shape 4 or 5 inches long out of the dough.
  9. Loosely wrap each dough piece around metal cannoli form and seal the edges with a little milk or beaten egg white.
  10. Deep fry in 2' deep olive oil. Remove when golden brown, drain and cool.
  11. Mix together filling ingredients, spoon into a plastic zippered bag. Cut off a corner and squeeze into shells.
  12. Garnish as desired.

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