Cannoli Shells

Recipe by Dee514
READY IN: 1hr 43mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix together flour, shortening, salt and sugar.
  • Add enough wine to make a stiff but workable dough.
  • Roll dough into a ball and let it stand for about 1 hour.
  • Roll dough out 1/8 inch thick.
  • Cut rolled dough into 5x5 inch squares.
  • Place a cannoli tube across dough square on an angle (from top left corner to bottom right corner).
  • Wrap one corner around the tube, then the other (which should overlap the first).
  • Press together to seal seam.
  • Fry in deep fat, one at a time, until deep golden brown.
  • Carefully remove fried cannoli shell from tube.
  • Cool completely before filling.
  • ***Cannoli tubes are usually made from sheet aluminum and should be 8 inches long by 1 inch in diameter.
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